Meaning of “chalk sth up to experience” in the English Dictionary

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"chalk sth up to experience" in British English

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chalk sth up to experience

to accept failure and learn from a particular experience:

"So your new job didn't work out very well?" "No, it didn't, but never mind - chalk it up to experience."

(Definition of “chalk sth up to experience” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)