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chalk sth up to experience

to ​acceptfailure and ​learn from a ​particularexperience: "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)
Translations of “chalk sth up to experience”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…当作经验教训, 接受失败并从中汲取教训…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…當作經驗教訓, 接受失敗並從中汲取教訓…
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