water under the bridge

idiom

Definition of water under the bridge

used to say that something happened in the past and is no longer important or worth arguing about We had our differences in the past, but that's all water under the bridge now.

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“Water under the bridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/water%20under%20the%20bridge. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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