Meaning of “not the done thing” in the English Dictionary


"not the done thing" in English

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not the done thing

mainly UK US usually not the thing to do

not socially acceptable:

Smoking during a meal is not the done thing.

(Definition of “not the done thing” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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