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Meaning of “such is life” in the English Dictionary

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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.
(Definition of such is life from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “such is life”
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示无可奈何)这就是生活,人生就是如此…
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示無可奈何)這就是生活,人生就是如此…
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