not know what the world is coming to

idiom

used to say that one is shocked or disgusted by something that has happened
I don't know what the world is coming to when so many poor children have to go to bed hungry every night.

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“Not know what the world is coming to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/not%20know%20what%20the%20world%20is%20coming%20to. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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