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rue the day (that something happened)

To curse or bitterly regret a point in time (in which something happened or one did something). I swear to you now, you will rue the day you ever crossed me! Men, if their soldiers advance upon us, we must ensure that they will rue the day!
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rue the day (that) (something) happened

To feel bitter regret or remorse that something has happened; to wish that something never came to pass. That no-good, lying cheat! I'll make sure he rues the day he crossed me, if it's the last thing I do! Your dad must be rueing the day he agreed to buy you a car if you got an A in all your classes.
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Joosten JJ, Strobbe LJ, Wauters CA, Pruszczynski M, Wobbes T, Ruers TJ.
de Kok JB, Ruers TJM, van Muijen GNP, van Bokhoven A, Willems HL, Swinkels DW.
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Ruers (Department of Surgery, University Hospital Nijmegen) for critical comments on the study design and the manuscript.
de Kok JB, van Solinge WW, Ruers TJM, Roelofs RWHM, van Muijen GNP, Willems JL, Swinkels DW.
de Kok JB, van Solinge WW, Ruers TJM, Roelofs RH, van Muijen GN, Willems JL, Swinkels DW.
de Kok JB, van Solinge WW, Ruers TJM, Roelofs RW, van Muijen GN, Willems JL, Swinkels DW.
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