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English definition of “how do you do”

how do you do

old-fashioned
a difficult, worrying, and unpleasant situation: "I had a row with my sister and now she's refusing to talk to me." "Well, that's a fine how do you do!"
(Definition of how do you do from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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