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English definition of “the damage is done”

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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 until Colin told me and then it was too late - the damage was done.
Translations of “the damage is done”
in Chinese (Traditional) 為時已晚,覆水難收…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为时已晚,覆水难收…
(Definition of the damage is done from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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