the way it/life goes


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

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Recent Examples on the Web That’s just the way life goes, that’s the baseball life. Sportsday Staff, Dallas News, 18 Aug. 2023

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“The way it/life goes.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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