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don't cry over spilt milk

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To err is human, but when the eraser wears out ahead of the pencil, you're overdoing it.
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don't cry over spilt milk

  1. (idiomatic) It is no use worrying about unfortunate events which have already happened and which cannot be changed.

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References

  • Gregory Y. Titelman, Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings, 1996, ISBN 0-679-44554-4, p. 63.

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