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Meaning of “it's no use crying over spilled milk” in the English Dictionary

"it's no use crying over spilled milk" in British English

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it's no use crying over spilled milk

saying said to ​emphasize that it is not ​usefulfeelingsorry about something that has already ​happened: It's no use ​crying over ​spilledmilk - 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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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