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Water under the bridge


Past problem should be forgotten or a previous mistake is in the past. It suggests that, like a flowing river, some past incident has long past and need not be remembered. (Compare to Spilled milk.)

“I know¬† you want to talk about our divorce, but that is unnecessary, it’s water under the bridge.”

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