Idioms and Phrases

Cry over spilt milk

  1. Complaining about a loss in the past
  2. Too much inquisitive about something
  3. When something is done badly to save money
  4. Dealing with a problem only in an emergency situation

Answer

The phrase 'Cry over spilt milk' means worrying over past events which cannot be changed. It is used to express regret about something that has already happened or cannot be changed.

Example: Yes, we made a mistake, but there’s no point in crying over spilt milk.

The correct option is A.