the damage is done Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “the damage is done” in the English Dictionary

"the damage is done" in British English

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the damage is done

said to ​mean that it is too late to ​improve a ​badsituation: I didn't ​evenknow I'd ​offended her until Colin told me and then it was too late - the damage was done.
(Definition of the damage is done from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the damage is done”
in Chinese (Simplified) 为时已晚,覆水难收…
in Chinese (Traditional) 為時已晚,覆水難收…
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“the damage is done” in British English

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