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English definition of “it's/that's the story of my life”

it's/that's the story of my life

humorous
said when something bad happens to you that has happened to you many times before: Honestly, it's the story of my life - I meet a totally gorgeous bloke and he's leaving for Australia the next day!
(Definition of it's/that's the story of my life from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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