Meaning of there is no help for it in English:

there is no help for it

phrase

  • There is no way of avoiding or remedying a situation.

    ‘we'll be up all night but there's no help for it’
    • ‘I'm never going to be able to look at her paws because she won't let me pick her up, so, if that's the case, there's no help for it except to go to the vet.’
    • ‘‘Nobody knows how I hated to see the boys go to war,’ Treadway mourned privately, ‘but it seems there is no other way and no help for it.’
    • ‘Should we have left the poor creature to lie there dying while marking time for these officials to arrive, finally for them to decide after a few days of waiting that there was no help for it but to shoot it and put it out of its misery at last?’
    • ‘It was drastically different from my anonymity when I was dressed as a peasant, and I missed the freedom, but there was no help for it, so I just pretended I couldn't see them and kept walking.’
    • ‘Still, there was no help for it; war would come eventually.’
    • ‘They'd overslept, Viviane had missed them, she'd find them out, everything they'd worked for would be lost and there was no help for it.’
    • ‘You are too young for this, but there is no help for it.’
    • ‘He knew what she was saying, knew there was no help for it.’
    • ‘But there was no help for it at that point, so I turned back and hurried to wash out my hair and scrub my face and teeth.’
    • ‘Of course it usually meant bitterness all over, but he saw no help for it.’