the die is cast

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Definition of the die is cast

used to say that a process or course of action has been started and that it cannot be stopped or changed Once we signed the contract, the die was cast, and there was no turning back.

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“The die is cast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20die%20is%20cast. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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