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- phrase idiomatic The future is
determined; there are no more options; events will proceed in an irreversiblemanner; the point of no returnhas been passed.
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From games of chance in which the outcome is determined by the throwing of dice or a single die. Popularized by its use by Julius Caesar when he crossed the Rubicon to begin a civil war in the Roman Republic, indicating the commission of an irreversible act, from whence also cross the Rubicon.
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