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c'est la vie

exclamation uk   us   /ˌseɪ.læˈviː/
used to say that situations of that type happen in life, and you cannot do anything about them: I can't go to the game on Saturday - I've got to work. Oh well, c'est la vie.
Translations of “c'est la vie”
in Chinese (Traditional) 生活就是如此,這就是生活…
in Chinese (Simplified) 生活就是如此,这就是生活…
(Definition of c'est la vie from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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