put it down to experience Meaning in the 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 ​yourlife. There's nothing we can do about it now, we'll just have to put it down to experience.
(Definition of put it down to experience from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put it down to experience”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…看作一次教训…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…看作一次教訓…
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