There are times when I keep watching martial arts drama shows. This few months had been rather dramatic for me and I thought of this phrase that I heard over many years ago.
In simple terms, it means the chance was there but it was not meant to be. To use it, I can think of the following.
I thought those two were together for a long time?
Yes but they have broken up. They had the chance to meet but are not meant to be together.