cannot be helped

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Definition of cannot be helped

: to be unavoidable It's too bad that we have to leave, but it can't be helped.

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“Cannot be helped.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cannot%20be%20helped. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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