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it's no use crying over spilt (or North American also spilled) milk

Definition of it's no use crying over spilt or North American also spilled milk in English:

proverb There is no point in regretting something which has already happened and cannot be changed or reversed.
Example sentences
  • I guess it's no use crying over spilt milk, but I do remember feeling a sense of disappointment as these features were dropped from Vista.
  • ‘It's obviously very disappointing when you lose your captain and inspiration but it's no use crying over spilt milk,’ said Wigan coach Dennis Betts.
See parent entry: milk
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