one of those things
Definition of one of those things
—used to refer to a bad or unfortunate experience that happened and to say that such experiences can happen to anyone I missed the train and had to take a later one. It was just one of those things, I guess.
Word by Word Definitions
: plural ofthat
: an object or entity not precisely designated or capable of being designated
: an inanimate object distinguished from a living being
: a separate and distinct individual quality, fact, idea, or usually entity
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