what about? Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"what about?" in British English

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what about?

A2 used to ​suggest something: What about Lola - Shall we ​invite her? What about taking a few ​days off?
(Definition of what about? from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"what about" in American English

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what about

used for ​asking for an ​opinion about something: What about Laurie – should we ​invite her?
(Definition of what about from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “what about?”
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于征求意见)…怎么样?…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於徵求意見)…怎麼樣?…
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