the die is cast

the die is cast
Meaning: an unalterable decision has been reached, or step taken.
Example: Worried about the misuse of chemical weapons, the United State now confirms the attack on Syria the die is cast to stop and destroy the mass destruction weapons.

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Can you fix the example so that it actually makes sense? I suggest punctuation, maybe an “and,” and definitely changing “mass destruction weapons” to “weapons of mass destruction” (the term that the UN uses).

- Legend27 May 3, 2018

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