Definition of tant pis in English:

tant pis

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Pronunciation: /tɒ̃ ˈpiː
 
, tɑ̃ pi/

exclamation

So much the worse; the situation is regrettable but now beyond retrieval: if that was the route to his success, tant pis
More example sentences
  • Tant mieux, toujours, Monsieur, said he, when there is anything to be got - tant pis, when there is nothing.
  • Meanwhile, tant pis is wholly appropriate for the Palestinians in Gaza.
  • Truly, tant pis is one of those sayings that must have really meant something in old French but that's really hard to translate in modern French.

Origin

French.

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