English version

any old how/way

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishany old how/wayany old how/wayspokenUNTIDYCARELESS in an untidy or careless way The papers had been dumped on my desk any old how. old
Examples from the Corpus
any old how/wayBy this time nobody was paying any attention, just stamping round any old how.The doctors and nurses knew too and just treated you any old way.Go back to living in proper departments instead of any old how all over the place.Like you they want to dance-not just any old way but a la Alvin Ailey.They've dropped things just any old how, he thought, listening to the distant chattering of the nomes.There's some stand any old how, you'd be really ashamed of them.
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