rue the day (that) (something) happened

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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 ruing the day he agreed to buy you a car if you got an A in all your classes.
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His bosses in London must be rueing the day they put him in charge of Labour in Scotland and will be rubbing their hands at the thought of getting rid of him.
But he must have been rueing the day he left his Parisian maison after Mr Kim Kardashian boarded the 18.
Such has been his impact for Wigan that Arsenal are said to be tracking his progress and Liverpool rueing the day he slipped through their net.
How Darth Leahy must be rueing the day Tim Moson took the step over the pond, surf board in one hand and Value Sunscreen in the other.
Hart must be rueing the day he let Lester go - and for nothing - for while the 28-year-old has now scored 11 goals in 22 appearances for the high-flying United, Forest have failed to find the net in six of their last seven matches.
CONMAN Paul Bint's 20-year criminal career in the world of make-believe left a trail of victims rueing the day they met him.
Both bosses pulled stunning U-turns to walk out on their clubs last week but super sub Twaddle reckons McLean - who was shadowed by a burly ex-cop MINDER at Stark's Park yesterday - should be rueing the day he quit Stark's Park to join big brother Jim.
But Mr Kim Kardashian must have been rueing the day he left his Parisian maison after he boarded the 18.
HOTEL owner Christine Haley is rueing the day she agreed to buy ads in two 'good cause' advice booklets.