water under the bridge for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD
If you say that an event or incident is water under the bridge, you mean that it has happened and cannot now be changed, so there is no point in worrying about it any more. ⇒ He was relieved his time in jail was over and regarded it as water under the bridge.
Example sentences containing 'water under the bridge'
By the time she's walking again it'll all be water under the bridge.Murray, Stephen DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION`I thought that was water under the bridge ," he said with a long-suffering air.Bringle, Mary DEATH OF AN UNKNOWN MANIt's water under the bridge , Sergei," Graham said, peering down into the carpark.MacNeill, Alastair CODE BREAKERI mean, with everything my family did to you..." "It's all water under the bridge , Quentin," Mitch reassured him.J.A. Jance KISS OF THE BEES