what about

what about
phrasal
1. : what is to be said about : what is the situation with respect to

what about a house, and schools for the children — J.G.Gilkey

what about coming with us

what about doing it yourself

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what about
1. Do you fancy (something, or doing something)?
2. What is your opinion of (someone or something)?
3. Aren't you forgetting (someone or something)?
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what about
1 a : does that include (someone) : how about (someone)

“We're all going to the beach.” “What about Kenny?”

1 b : how does that affect (someone or something) : what should be done about (someone or something)

“I need to leave–something has come up.” “What about the meeting?” “We can reschedule it.”

“You can throw this one away.” “What about the others?” “Those I want to keep.”

(And/But) What about the people who can't afford health insurance?

2
— used to make a suggestion about what could be done

What about [=how about] coming with us?

What about driving to the coast for the weekend?

We'll need to talk about this again. What about (meeting) next week?

What about another game? [=would you like to play another game?]

3
— used to ask someone to tell you something in response to the thing that you have just said

I like skiing and hiking. What about you? [=what sports do you like?]

Everyone else is coming. What about you? [=are you coming, too?]

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