||that is the way life goes, c'est la vie
||Whenever Maurice has bad luck, he says, "Ah, that's life."
|that's stretching it
||that is adding to the story, stretching it
||Did he say there were fifty flying saucers? That's stretching it.
||(See and that's that)
|that's the spirit
||good work, good attitude, way to go
||"That's the spirit," the Captain shouted as we scrubbed the deck.
|that's the ticket
||that is the answer, that is the solution
||I said, "Can we share the job?" Mr. Tse said, "That's the ticket!"
|that's the way the ball bounces
||that is fate, that's life
||If Jon got the job, good for him. That's the way the ball bounces.
|that's the way the cookie crumbles
||that is fate, that is the way things happen
||You didn't win the prize? That's the way the cookie crumbles.
|the acid test
||the ultimate trial for someone's credibility
||Your readiness to support me during the examination was the acid test of our relationship.
|the age of majority
||the age when you can vote, between 16 and 21 years, come of age
||Dad said that when I reach the age of majority I can buy my own car!
|the air was blue
||there was much swearing, someone said bad words, swear like a sailor
||When Dad discovered the dent in his Cadillac, the air was blue!