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English definition of “it's no use crying over spilled milk”

it's no use crying over spilled milk

saying
said to emphasize that it is not useful feeling sorry about something that has already happened: It's no use crying over spilled milk - he's spent all the money, and there's nothing you can do about it.
(Definition of it's no use crying over spilled milk from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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