- Expresses acceptance of misfortune.
- 1946, George Johnston, Skyscrapers in the Mist, page 87:
- [T]hen he shrugged his shoulders and said, with admirable philosophy: "Well, that's life, ain't it, bud?"
- (acceptance of misfortune): c'est la vie, life's a bitch, shit happens, such is life
expression of acceptance of misfortune — see such is life