pretty state of affairs

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pretty state of affairs

 and fine state of affairs
an unpleasant state of affairs. This is a pretty state of affairs, and it's all your fault. What a fine state of affairs you've got us into.
See also: affair, of, pretty, state
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The man responsible for this fine state of affairs is its 36-year-old manager John Mansfield, an amiable local lad born in nearby Lathom and who grew up in Bispham with mum and dad Jean and John, a factor which has perhaps made him more sensitive to the need for the maintenance of tradition at this hub of community life.