after the fact
Pronunciation
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA: /ˌɑːftə ðə ˈfækt/
  • (General American) IPA: /ˌæftɚ ðə ˈfækt/
Prepositional phrase
  1. (idiomatic) Too late; after something is finished or final.
    You made the commitment, and you can't change the terms after the fact.
Translations


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