It is too late to lock the stable door when the horse is stolen.

It is too late to lock the stable door when the horse is stolen.
<04> После драки кулаками не машут. Proverb (Пословица).

Англо-русский словарь цитат, пословиц, поговорок и идиом. . 2011.

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