Ответ в теме: English idioms

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it is no use crying over spilt milk (to cry over spilt milk) — to spend time uselessly regretting unfortunate events
1. “Well, I judge there’s no use crying over spilt milk. Com¬mand me in any way. 1 am your very faithful servant.” And turning round, he went out. (J. Galsworthy)

2. “Oh, dear me!” exclaimed Carrie. Then she settled back with a sigh. “There is no use crying over spilt milk,” she said. “It’s too late!” (Th. Dreiser)
3. And the grass — those great places had no grass, he believed! The blossom, too, was late this year — no blossom before they left! Well, the milk was spilled! (J. Galsworthy)