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Meaning of “(that's) your hard luck” in the English Dictionary

"(that's) your hard luck" in British English

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(that's) your hard luck

UK informal said if you ​think that it is someone's own ​fault that something ​bad has ​happened to them: Well, if you ​missed the ​presentation because you couldn't be ​bothered to ​turn up on ​time, that's ​your hard ​luck!
(Definition of (that's) your hard luck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “(that's) your hard luck”
in Chinese (Simplified) 活该倒霉…
in Chinese (Traditional) 活該倒楣…
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