Russian proverb of the week

После драки кулаками не машут

With accent marks:

По́сле дра́ки кулака́ми не ма́шут.


Don’t wave your fists after the fight.


This Russian proverb reminds us after an argument is over or a job is done, it is too late and useless to try to prove your point or to change something.

The English equivalents of this proverb are:
- Don't fight when the fight is done!
- It is too late to lock the stable door when the horse is stolen.
- You came the day after the fair.

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