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It's no use crying over spilt milk

French translation: À quoi bon se lamenter OU se plaindre! OU Ce qui est fait est fait.

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English term or phrase:It's no use crying over spilt milk
French translation:À quoi bon se lamenter OU se plaindre! OU Ce qui est fait est fait.
Entered by: Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
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12:10 Feb 4, 2001
English to French translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: It's no use crying over spilt milk
Proverb.
RIGAUX.F
À quoi bon se lamenter OU se plaindre! OU Ce qui est fait est fait.
Explanation:
Ce qui est fait est fait .
(Robert & Collins)
Selected response from:

Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 17:35
Grading comment
Thanks a lot .
Regards.
RF.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naça ne sert à rien de pleurer après les faitsAVST
naÀ quoi bon se lamenter OU se plaindre! OU Ce qui est fait est fait.Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
naIl est inutile de se lamenter
khain


  

Answers


3 hrs
Il est inutile de se lamenter


Explanation:
I suppose a popular saying cannot be translated word for word for that will end up in a useless translation with no effect on the reader. The closest French expression, to my knowledge, that tends to be often used is the one above.
Best Luck

Youcef

khain
Local time: 17:35
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
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5 hrs
À quoi bon se lamenter OU se plaindre! OU Ce qui est fait est fait.


Explanation:
Ce qui est fait est fait .
(Robert & Collins)


    Robert & Collins
Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 17:35
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 497
Grading comment
Thanks a lot .
Regards.
RF.
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6 hrs
ça ne sert à rien de pleurer après les faits


Explanation:
other option:

ça ne sert à rien de se plaindre après coup.




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United States
Local time: 09:35
PRO pts in pair: 8
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