Water under the Bridge (Origin)
What Is the Origin of the Saying "Water under the Bridge"?The term "water under the bridge" is used to describe something from the past that is no longer significant.
Examples of Use:
- We used to argue all the time, but that's all water under the bridge nowadays.
- Just drop it. It's water under the bridge.
- The Trade Secretary and the Chinese ambassador have agreed to work together towards this common goal. Last week's argument is now water under the bridge.
- I'm not gonna try to defend, or undo what's been done. All I could say about whatever's been done, it's been done, and it's water under the bridge. I have no regrets of my life. (Musician Ike Turner)
- I'm a take-me-as-l-am person, and all the rest is water under the bridge. You can't change yesterday any more than you can predict what's gonna happen tomorrow. (Singer Glen Campbell)
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