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what's the world coming to?

something you say that ​means that ​life is not as ​pleasant or ​safe as it was in the past: What's the world coming to when you can't ​leaveyourhouse for five ​minutes without someone ​trying to ​break in and ​rob you?
(Definition of what's the world coming to? from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “what's the world coming to?”
in Chinese (Simplified) 用以形容生活已经不像过去那样舒适或安全了…
in Chinese (Traditional) 用以形容生活已經不像過去那樣舒適或安全了…
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