Definition of boys will be boys in English:

boys will be boys

Used to express the view that mischievous or childish behaviour is typical of boys or young men and should not cause surprise when it occurs.
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  • I thought Halloween was over but boys will be boys and he was gathering fireworks up.
  • Robert really does seem to be saying that speed limits should only be enforced in a very few places, and… elsewhere… well… boys will be boys.
  • Biology, it seems, is why boys will be boys, and why women would do well to get over it and stop demanding that they learn to talk about their inner landscapes.
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