live and learn
Definition of live and learn
—used to say that one has learned something from an experience that is surprising and usually unpleasant I thought I could trust him, but I couldn't. Oh well, live and learn.
Word by Word Definitions
: to be alive : have the life of an animal or plant
: to continue alive
: to maintain oneself : subsist
: having life : living
: existing in fact or reality : actual
: exerting force or containing energy: such as
: at the actual time of occurrence : during, from, or at a live production
: to gain knowledge or understanding of or skill in by study, instruction, or experience
: to come to be able
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