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water under the bridge

wa·ter un·der the bridge
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er uhn-der stressed th ee brij]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər ˈʌn dər stressed ði brɪdʒ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter, wot-er uhn-der stressed th ee brij]
    • /ˈwɔ tər, ˈwɒt ər ˈʌn dər stressed ði brɪdʒ/

Definitions of water under the bridge words

  • phrase water under the bridge If you say that an event or incident is water under the bridge, you mean that it has happened and cannot now be changed, so there is no point in worrying about it any more. 0
  • noun water under the bridge events that are past and done with 0
  • noun water under the bridge something not worth reexamining because it is in the past and finished 0

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Parts of speech for Water under the bridge

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

water under the bridge popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 91% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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