that's the way the cookie crumbles

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Definition of that's the way the cookie crumbles

informal
used when something bad has happened to say that someone must accept things the way they are I'm disappointed that I didn't get the job but that's the way the cookie crumbles.

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“That's the way the cookie crumbles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/that%27s%20the%20way%20the%20cookie%20crumbles. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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