how-d'ye-do


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Noun1.how-d'ye-do - an awkward situation; "that's a fine how-d'ye-do"
situation - a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple"
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how-d'ye-do

[ˈhaʊdjəˈduː] Nlío m
this is a fine how-d'ye-do!¡en buen lío or berenjenal nos hemos metido!, ¡vaya lío!
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how-d’ye-do

(inf)
interjTag (inf), → Tagchen (inf)
n (= palaver, fuss)Theater nt; (= argument also)Krach m; a fine or pretty how-d’ye-doeine schöne Bescherung (inf)
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