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    Default The ship has already left

    Have you heard this expression? is this English?

    The reason I'm asking questions like this is I'm thinking of translating a video game - not really as a project or anything but just for fun, because I like this game a lot. I know what the phrase means, but I want to see if it makes sense to regular native English users.

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    Default Re: The ship has already left

    If the ship has already left, you've missed the boat (your chance). That's how I'd understand it.

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