Don’t Cry Over Spilt Milk
Note: another variation of this idiom is “don’t cry over spilled milk”.
A man who had just been robbed of his cash, despite his current predicament, states ‘It was no use, however, crying over spilt milk’.
If you fail an exam and you are constantly upset letting it interfere with your schoolwork, you could be said to be crying over spilt milk.
When the factory closed down, the employees agreed there was no point crying over spilt milk.
It’s only a broken nail Mary, don’t cry over spilt milk.