Definition of que sera sera in English:

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que sera sera

Pronunciation: /ˈkeɪ sərɑː sərɑː/

exclamation

Used to convey a fatalistic recognition that future events are out of the speaker’s control.
Example sentences
  • It might have been better to wait until there was something resembling actual readable content, but que sera sera.
  • The Britons, in contrast, appeared stoic, taking the mentality of que sera sera.
  • My only purpose in life is to keep a running total of the lengths, and if I miss a few, que sera sera.

Origin

Spanish qué será será 'what will be, will be', popularized by the 1956 song ‘Que Sera, Sera’.

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