These things are sent to try us In english explanation

The meaning, explanation, definition and origin of the idiom/phrase "these things are sent to try us", English Idiom Dictionary ( also found in Vietnamese )

author Kathy Cao calendar 2021-04-06 09:04

Meaning of These things are sent to try us

These things are sent to try us saying

This idiom is often used to express that you should accept an unpleasant situation or event because you cannot change it: 

I found out my mother was diagnosed with cancer, after I broke up with him. I know these things are sent to try us.

"My car and laptop broke down at the same time." "Oh well, these things are sent to try me."

After I had broken up with my girlfriend, I got flu for two weeks. I have to say that these things are sent to try me.

Other phrases about:

Long Pole in the Tent
somebody or something that causes delay in a project or a task that takes a long period of time to finish
The author of your own misfortune
to be blamed because of one's own problem
drastic times call for drastic measures
When you experience extreme and undesirable situations, it is probably essential to take extreme actions
you can't unring a bell

Once something has been done, you can do nothing but face the consequences.

to ask for trouble
to behave in a way that is likely to incur problems or difficulties

Origin of These things are sent to try us

The idea of the saying comes from a belief that every event happens because someone wanted it to.


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