Meaning of 覆水盆に帰らず in Japanese

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覆水 fukusui bon ni 帰らず kaerazu

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Definition of 覆水盆に帰らず

  1. (exp) what's done is done (lit: spilt water won't go back into its tray); that's water under the bridge; it is no use crying over spilt milk

    諺に、覆水盆に返らずと言う。
    The proverb says that what is done cannot be undone.

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