Bedeutung von “why” — Learner’s Dictionary


adverb us uk /waɪ/

A1 used to ask or talk about the reasons for something:

Why didn't you call me?
I wonder why he didn't come.
So that's the reason why he asked her!

Mehr Beispiele

Why don't you?/Why not do sth?

A2 used to make a suggestion:

Why don't you come with us?
Why not give it a try?
why not? informal

B1 used to agree with something that someone has suggested:

"Let's have an ice cream." "Yes, why not?"

(Definition von “why” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)