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English definition of “the damage is done”

the damage is done

said to mean that it is too late to improve a bad situation: I didn't even know I'd offended her till Colin told me and then it was too late - the damage was done.Damaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
(Definition of the damage is done from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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