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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!"
(Definition of that will never do from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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