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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “what ... for?”

what ... for?

why
为什么?
What did you do that for?
你为什么那么做?
What are you emptying that cupboard for?
你为什么把那个橱柜里的东西都拿出来?
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(Definition of what ... for? from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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