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such is life

used to refer to an event that has happened and that you must accept, because you know that this is the way life is: So here I am, without a girlfriend again. Oh well, such is life.
Translations of “such is life”
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示無可奈何)這就是生活,人生就是如此…
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示无可奈何)这就是生活,人生就是如此…
(Definition of such is life from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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