One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
That is the situation.‘pretty ridiculous, I know, but there it is’
- ‘I've never quite understood how all this adds up in the economy as a whole, but there it is.’
- ‘It is all very odd, but there it is: they have style; I, sadly, do not.’
- ‘Anyway, there it is: the imperative of growth, consumption and the exploitation of resources.’
- ‘He looked like he was going to cry, and I felt bad for him, but there it is… so, I got back into the car, and I left.’
- ‘But there it is: some of those professing a faith grounded in compassion and charity really do hate each other.’
- ‘As regular readers will know, for the life of me I cannot understand why party politics exist in local education, but there it is.’
- ‘These will no doubt change with the wind, but there it is.’
- ‘An unwilling representative is not a particularly useful one - so there it is.’
- ‘She is a sort of family friend, and I'm sorry to be so critical of her, but there it is.’
- ‘But there it is - I cannot resist buying linen for me or my friends, male and female.’
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