nothing else for it

idiom

old-fashioned
: no other choice
By the time we discovered the mistake, there was nothing else for it but to start over.
We don't want to sell the house, but there is nothing else for it (but to sell).

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“Nothing else for it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nothing%20else%20for%20it. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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