One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Come to wish that one had not done something.‘those who put work before their family life often live to regret it’
- ‘Sadly, many women made the mistake of opting for the lower married woman's stamp and lived to regret it.’
- ‘And if you so much as tell one single soul about this, you will live to regret it.’
- ‘Some people commit minor offences when they are young and live to regret it.’
- ‘Did you live to regret it or was it the best thing you've ever done?’
- ‘Engage any railway buff in a conversation about old lines and you might live to regret it.’
- ‘It was thoroughly distasteful and I bet he is living to regret it now.’
- ‘If we don't let the police do their job we may all live to regret it.’
- ‘So if the government fails to take this opportunity, it may live to regret it.’
- ‘It will cost us money, but if we hand this problem on to the next generation we will live to regret it.’
- ‘As soon as I'd accepted the dare I knew I would live to regret it.’
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