(it's/there's) no use crying over spilt milk

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(it's/there's) no use crying over spilt milk

It does no good to get upset over a bad decision or unfortunate event that has already come to pass and cannot be changed. We were pretty disappointed to have lost the championship game, but there's no use crying over spilt milk. We just have to train harder for next season! I know you really wanted that job, but you weren't hired, so it's no use crying over spilt milk now. I was such a fool to take out that second mortgage. Oh well, no use crying over spilt milk!
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I wanted to be there until the very end but there's no use crying over spilt milk.
He said: "I wanted to be there until the very end but there's no use crying over spilt milk.
There's no use crying over spilt milk, as they say - especially when you know the secret to cleaning up milk stains.
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