Definition of que sera sera in English:

que sera sera


  • Used to convey a fatalistic recognition that future events are out of the speaker's control.

    • ‘My dogbox would not have looked like anyone else's, but then dog drivers are independent types anyway, so que sera sera.’
    • ‘It might have been better to wait until there was something resembling actual readable content, but que sera sera.’
    • ‘The Britons, in contrast, appeared stoic, taking the mentality of que sera sera.’
    • ‘My only purpose in life is to keep a running total of the lengths, and if I miss a few, que sera sera.’


Spanish qué será será ‘what will be, will be’, popularized by the 1956 song ‘Que Sera, Sera’.


que sera sera

/ˈkeɪ sərɑː sərɑː/