Catch Word #80 – Don’t cry over spilled (spilt) milk

It is always good advice to accept things in the past that you cannot change, and that’s what this episode is all about! Don’t cry over spilled milk is an expression that warns against being stuck in the past too much. As usual, we look at different situations when you can use this expression. We also look at its origin, and find some similar expressions.

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • Don’t cry over spilt milk – negative
  • To go back in time
  • To move on
  • To be upset with yourself
  • To be hard on yourself
  • Potluck
  • Spilled vs. spilt
  • No weeping for shed milk
  • What’s done is done
  • The past is the past

Copyright: Audio/Study Guide: Culips

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