Definition of 仕方がない

しかたがないshikataganai Inflection

expression / adjective:

  • it can't be helped; it's inevitable; it's no use; can't stand it; being impatient; being annoyed 仕方のない

Example Sentences

There was no option but to obey.
There was nothing for it but to wait for her.
She was beside herself with joy.
All we can do is to wait for him.
All we can do is wait for him.

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