Definition of “that will never do!” - English Dictionary

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“that will never do!” in British English

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that will never do!


used to say that a situation is wrong and unacceptable:

"The dinner was excellent except that they served red wine with the chicken." "Dear me! That will never do!"

that will never do


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 Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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