het is niet anders*

* it is not different

Dutch Netherlands

Standard Phrase USED On Occasion BY Some People

Used in a situation when nothing can be done but accept what is happening, similar to "it is what it is"

"Ik sta liever een halfuurtje later op, maar het is niet anders."

"I would rather get up a half our later, but it is not different."

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