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get changedTo change one's clothing (usually for a specific purpose).Rate it:

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water over the damAn event or set of events which has already happened and cannot be changed.Rate it:

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what's done is doneEvents that have already taken place cannot be changed and actions that have already been committed cannot be undone, so it is best not to dwell on them.Rate it:

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that's the way life isThat is the way things happenCertain things cannot be changed, helped or improved; struggle and objection are pointless.1935, Louis Bromfield, The Man Who Had Everything, page 279:That's the way life is, and there's no use trying to go against it.1979, Jay Edward Abrams, A Theology of Christian Counseling: More Than Redemption, ISBN 0310511011, page 45:There are no standards, no values; that's the way life is. Learn to accept it and slide with it. Stop fighting it.2002, B. Eugene Ellison, Rings of the Templars, ISBN 059524050X, page 337:Shit happens; that's the way life is. In fact, I want you to take an additional thousand for your efforts.Rate it:

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change sides, change signsA mnemonic indicating that when a value is moved to the opposite side of the equals sign, then the operator is changed also.Rate it:

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could have, would have, should haveExpressing regret at something that cannot now be changed.Rate it:

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Cry Over Spilled MilkTo become sad over something that has already taken place and the results could not be changedRate it:

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don't cry over spilt milkIt is no use worrying about unfortunate events which have already happened and which cannot be changed.Rate it:

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female-to-maleChanging or having changed (via gender reassignment surgery) from being physically female to being male.Rate it:

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female-to-maleChanging or having changed from having a female gender (gender identity or presentation) to being male.Rate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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get with the programTo work productively toward the objective of a shared enterprise, especially after the objective or the environment has changed.Rate it:

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il a changé son cheval borgne contre un aveugleHe has changed for the worse; He has made a bad bargain.Rate it:

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male-to-femaleChanging or having changed from having a male gender (gender identity or presentation) to being female.Rate it:

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male-to-femaleChanging or having changed (via gender reassignment surgery) from being physically male to being female.Rate it:

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married sectorAny of two or more flight sectors in an itinerary that can not be rebooked or changed separately from the other sectors, due to fare rules or market restrictions.Rate it:

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not your father'sRecently changed, made unconventional through modernisation.Rate it:

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the world is not in need of opinions but prayers.The world is not in need of opinions but prayers. No opinion has changed the world so far, but a prayer can change everything, what is more powerful than praying to God? Don't argue with your enemies, don't argue with your friends, your children, your husband, your thoughts, your dreams, just pray.Rate it:

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Water Under the BridgeUsed to signify a life situation that has already happened and cannot be changed; therefore, one should not worry about it. The analogy to water having passed under the bridge means that there is nothing you can do about it since it's already passed, so no reason to dwell on it. What's done is done.Rate it:

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willow in the windOne whose views are easily and regularly changed by the persuasion or influence of others.Rate it:

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