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Meaning of “rue the day” in the English Dictionary

"rue the day" in British English

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rue the day

to ​feel very ​sorry about an ​event: She'll rue the ​day (that) she ​bought that ​house.
(Definition of rue the day from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “rue the day”
in Chinese (Simplified) 追悔莫及…
in Chinese (Traditional) 追悔莫及…
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