what is the world coming to

idiom

used to say that one is shocked or disgusted by something that has happened
What is the world coming to when so many poor children have to go to bed hungry every night?

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“What is the world coming to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/what%20is%20the%20world%20coming%20to. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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