c'est la vie


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c'est la vie

(sɛ la vi)
that's life

c'est la vie

(sɛ la ˈvi)
French.
that's life; such is life.

c'est la vie

A French phrase meaning that’s life, used to comment philosophically on a reverse or disappointment.
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