What does don’t cry over spilled milk mean?

The meaning of "don’t cry over spilled milk" is:

(proverb) don’t get upset about small things that have no importance

Example Sentences:

A: I missed my bus! I’m so angry!
B: Hey, don’t cry over spilled milk. Another bus will come along soon.

I know you feel bad about failing that test, but you really shouldn’t cry over spilled milk. I’m sure you’ll do better on the next one.


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