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開弓沒有回頭箭 (开弓没有回头箭)

kāi gōng méi yǒu huí tóu jiàn


  1. (lit.) once you've shot the arrow, there's no getting it back (idiom)
  2. (fig.) once you started sth, there's no turning back
  3. to have to finish what one started
  4. to be determined to reach one's goals in spite of setbacks

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