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1. noun A commotion, bustle, or fuss. I've never understood why everyone makes such a to-do over the Super Bowl each year. There has been a rather large to-do ever since the company revealed that it had been selling user data to third-party companies.
2. noun Something that one still intends or is required to do or accomplish. There's something deeply satisfying about crossing another to-do off the list I've still go so many to-dos that I feel like I haven't made any progress at all.
3. adjective Indicating a place in which various tasks one still must complete are collected or listed. I find a to-do list to be the only way I can keep my projects organized. It turns out the manager had just been dumping all our urgent emails in a big to-do folder on his computer, which he subsequently forgot about.
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n. a commotion. They made quite a to-do about the broken window.
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