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 changedOnce 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 27 Oct. 2020.

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