such is life

idiom

: life is like that and cannot be changed
We've had our share of problems, but such is life.

Examples of such is life in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Genuinely Thoughtful Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her By Talia Abbas A slight disappointment that Pilaf didn’t make it to the red carpet, but such is life. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 24 Jan. 2024 But such is life when a team is loaded with talent and short on experience. Nancy Armour, USA TODAY, 27 July 2023 Some less demanding and maybe 2D games might hit that mark or more, but more strenuous 3D games will surely drain the battery faster—such is life for the Switch, Steam Deck, and gaming laptops too. Matthew Buzzi, PCMAG, 25 Apr. 2023 His home run Sunday was a rare one at Harbor Park, but such is life when the Orioles’ new hitting program has helped unlock mammoth pull power that’s resulted in 13 home runs and 27 doubles between two levels. Jon Meoli, baltimoresun.com, 7 Sep. 2021 Some less demanding and maybe 2D games might hit that mark or more, but more strenuous 3D games will surely drain the battery faster—such is life for the Switch, Steam Deck, and gaming laptops too. Matthew Buzzi, PCMAG, 25 Apr. 2023 The hay is normally in the barn by now, but such is life when there’s not a quarterback available worthy of the honor. Eddie Brown, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Apr. 2022 There's still plenty to do before then, but such is life in the college hoops preseason. Shannon Russell, The Courier-Journal, 1 Oct. 2021 Any organization formed from a broad sample of mostly white Southerners is going to have a lot of Republicans in it; such is life. Baptist. Dominic Pino, National Review, 3 June 2021

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“Such is life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/such%20is%20life. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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