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Daemon
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a fine state of affairs

A situation that has gone wrong and is very problematic. The term is an instance of irony or sarcasm. More...

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a fine state of affairs — A situation that has gone wrong and is very problematic. The term is an instance of irony or sarcasm.
Adyl Mouhei
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If you refer to a particular state of affairs, you mean the general situation and circumstances connected with someone or something.
This state of affairs cannot continue for too long if parliament is to recover.
The nation had a chance to move towards a more democratic, and modern, state of affairs.
Synonyms: situation, state, circumstances, scenario More Synonyms of state of affairs

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tomcrosson
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I often heard it phrased this way, as well (somehow I want to think it was used in the Three Stooges skit (not sure, but..)): "well, this is another fine mess you got us into."

[ =TC= }
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