story of my life, the

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story of my life, the

What typically happens to me, as in I rushed through the meeting to get to the airport, and then the plane was three hours latethat's the story of my life. This hyperbolic expression is generally used ruefully to describe some mishap or misfortune. [Mid-1900s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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