Translation of "why" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

why

noun uk us /waɪ/
the whys and (the) wherefores

the reasons for something

为什么;原因
I know very little about the whys and the wherefores of the situation. 我根本不知道是什么原因导致出现了这种情况。

(Translation of “why noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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