Idioms: that's life -- the air was blue

that's life 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.
that's that (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!
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