the mill cannot grind with the water that is past

the mill cannot grind with the water that is past
Пословица: было да быльём поросло (what has been, has been and is long forgotten, what's past is past), было да травой поросло (what has been, has been and is long forgotten, what's past is past), что было, то прошло (what has been, has been and is long forgotten, what's past is past), что было, то прошло и быльём поросло (what has been, has been and is long forgotten, what's past is past), что было, то сплыло (дословно: Мельница не может молоть на утёкшей воде), что прошло, того не воротишь (дословно: Мельница не может молоть на утёкшей воде)

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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