“Cry over spilt milk”: idiom meaning.

Cry over spilt milk
To be sorry or cry about someone that you have already done and you can’t change it anymore. Used to say that what is done is done and if you can’t change the past, there’s no point in being sad.

Other examples of “cry over spilt milk” idiom in a sentence

  • There’s no point in crying over spilt milk.
  • It’s no use crying over spilt mlk.
  • Crying over spilt milk will not help.

“Cry over spilt milk”: use in context explanation

The woman’s friend has been shopping. It is sales period. There were so many new arrivals in the shops and so many beautiful clothes that the friend spent all of her money. She couldn’t help it. Now she is at the woman’s house and she feels guilty. She knows she shouldn’t have spent so much money and she feels really irresponsible. She’s even thinking of taking them back to the shops. The woman tries to console her friend. She says what’s done is done, she should not cry over spilt milk and now she should just focus on the positive sides and she wants to see her new clothes.