Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "What"

The meaning of "What" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does ‘What do you have going on over there?’


What does this mean? mean?
A: “저기 무슨 일이죠?”
Q: What does “Francis, what are you so squirrelly about?”

What does "squirrelly" mean? mean?
A: évasif et erratique
Q: What does they broke up but he's still hung up on her
What does "hung up on" mean in this context? mean?
A: hung up is slang for “still thinking about” or “obsessed”

They broke up but he’s still crazy about her.

They broke up but he’s still always thinking about her.

They broke up but he’s still obsessed with her.
Q: What does “ What did i get up to over the weekend? “ mean?
A: It means “what did I do during the weekend”

Example sentences using "What"

Q: Please show me example sentences with I can't seem to~

What situation can I use this phrase?

I can't seem to~ .
A: I can’t seem to find my phone.
I can’t seem to figure this out.
I can’t seem to think of any more examples.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Which / What / How.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Please show me example sentences with How about you? / What about you?.
A: I like to watch movies. How about you?

I just finished work. What about you?
Q: Please show me example sentences with ‘hell just even happen?’ What situations do these expressions usually fit into?.
A: Do you mean, "What the hell just even happened?"
You would use this when you are shocked or angry. You are asking what happened, but by adding hell, you sound more surprised or angry. (Hell is a swear word. Not a very bad one, though.)

Synonyms of "What" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between

What motivates you?
–Not work.


and


What motivates you?
–Not to work.

?
A: not work= it doesn't answer what motivates the person, it just stating its not work.
not to work= what motivates this person is getting to a place where they don't have to work.
Q: What is the difference between “ What are you up too? “ and “ What are you up to? “ ?
A: Too means also
Q: What is the difference between hey What's up? and hey what's goin on? ?
A: "what's up" is more used in a casual way like when meeting with a friend. "what's going on??" is more used when something is wrong for example when people are fighting
Q: What is the difference between What is this? / What are these? and What is that? / What are those? ?
A: Thank you, everyone!

Translations of "What"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? /// What is “I love you” in as many languages as you know? ///
A: I love you
je t’aime
te amo
ti amo
ich liebe dich
我愛你
愛してる
사랑해
minä rakastan sinua
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? // What is the word for ‘the process of a old house to a new house’
A: u mean shifting
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I forgot it! I'm sorry! 😂 What is the different between woods and Forest?
A: Woods and forest are basically the same thing, but there are many kinds of forests like a tropical rainforest, woodland forest etc.

- She got lost in the woods.
- She got lost in the forest.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ~~ What does " y'alls " mean? ~~
A: it means you all
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ~~~What is mean "Please, my wife, she's very thick" ~~~~~
A: the meaning here is that
his wife is a woman who is kinda big but not fat , normally have a big butt and big thighs. Just like Kim Kardashian.

Other questions about "What"

Q: How'd you know ?

[how did;how had;how would]
what is shortening ?




What is shortening ?

and... Is this sentence a correct English?
A: how'd you know is . How did you know which is correct!
Q: 「〜以上」
What is the difference between 1) and 2) ?

1)...and more (over, higher etc.)
2)...or more (over, higher etc.) Does this sound natural?
A: X and more = X also more

X or more = X, perhaps X plus something
Q: [What brought you here? / What are you here for?]

When a person suddenly visited my house and i want to ask him/her the purpose of visit politely,

Are both sentences proper?
Or what are some better options to say it more naturally and accordingly?
A: What brought you here sounds far more polite, definitely say that
Q: > What should I eat tonight?
> What should I do for dinner tonight.
> I wonder what I should eat tonight? Does this sound natural?
A: However, in my opinion, 'what should I do for dinner tonight' is slightly broader in meaning, so it can mean eg that you're wondering if you should go out for dinner/make something at home/order take away. The other two seem more focused on food than eg location. It can also mean 'what should I eat for dinner tonight' though so it works fine here :)
Q: ”Who are you to know so little, yet offer so much?”

What does this mean?
A: The speaker is surprised at how useful a person with little knowledge can be.

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