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English definition of “that will never do”

that will never do

old-fashioned
said when you think that something is unacceptable : "He promised to pay me back last week , but he didn't." " Dear me, that will never do!"Not good enough Grammar:Never or not … ever?We can use not … ever instead of never, but never is much more common:
(Definition of that will never do from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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