that's the way it/life goes

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Definition of that's the way it/life goes

used to say that it is a fact that bad or disappointing things will happen sometimes We lost the game, but that's the way it/life goes.

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“That's the way it/life goes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/that%27s%20the%20way%20it%2Flife%20goes. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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