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it can't be helped

used to say that an unpleasant or painful situation, or an unwanted duty cannot be avoided and must be accepted: I really didn't want to go away this weekend but, oh well, it can't be helped.
Translations of “it can't be helped”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不可避免,別無選擇…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不可避免,别无选择…
(Definition of it can't be helped from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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