put it down to experience Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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put it down to experience

to decide that instead of being upset about something bad that has happened or that you have done, you will learn from it: Okay, so you made a mistake - you just have to put it down to experience and carry on with your life. There's nothing we can do about it now, we'll just have to put it down to experience.
Translations of “put it down to experience”
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…看作一次教訓…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…看作一次教训…
(Definition of put it down to experience from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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