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Meaning of “what with” in the English Dictionary

"what with" in British English

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what with

informalC2 used to ​talk about the ​reasons for a ​particularsituation, ​especially a ​bad or ​difficultsituation: I'm very ​tired, what with ​travelling all ​dayyesterday and having a ​disturbednight.
(Definition of what with from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “what with”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指糟糕或困难的局面)因为,由于…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指糟糕或困難的局面)因為,由於…
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