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English definition of “to-do”

to-do

noun [S] uk   /təˈduː/ informal us  
a show of anger, worry, or excitement that is unnecessary or greater than the situation deserves: What a to-do that was, getting my passport renewed!Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
(Definition of to-do from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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