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Definición de “what's that (all) about (then)?” en inglés

what's that (all) about (then)?

UK informal
used when you do not understand why something or someone is so popular or fashionable: Pierced tongues - what's that about, then?Question words and expressions Gramática:ExclamationsWe use exclamations to express surprise or shock or a strong emotion about something. The type of phrase or clause associated with exclamations is called exclamative.See moreGramática:What …!We can use what + noun phrase ((+ verb) (+ tag)):See moreGramática:How …!We often use how followed by an adjective only:See moreGramática:Exclamatives with interrogative formWe sometimes make an exclamation using interrogative (question) word order:See moreGramática:Questions: interrogative pronouns (what, who)We use interrogative pronouns to ask questions. They are: who, which, whom, what and whose. These are also known as wh-words. Questions using these are called wh-questions:See moreGramática:Interrogative pronouns: usesWe use who and whom on their own:See moreGramática:WhatWhat is a wh-word. We use what to ask questions and as a pronoun and determiner.See moreGramática:What as a question wordWe can use what to ask for information about things and actions:See moreGramática:What meaning ‘please repeat’We can use what in informal situations to ask someone to repeat something if we don’t hear it or understand it:See moreGramática:Emphatic questions with whatever and what on earthWe can ask emphatic questions using whatever or what on earth to express shock or surprise. We stress ever and earth:See moreGramática:What as a pronounWe can use what as a pronoun to mean ‘the thing(s) that’:See moreGramática:What as a determinerWe can use what in exclamations to express a strong feeling or opinion. In this case, we use what as a determiner before a noun or before a/an (+ adjective) + noun:See moreGramática:What … for?We can use what … for? in two ways. We can use it in informal situations to mean why?:See moreGramática:What: typical errorsSee more
(Definition of what's that (all) about (then)? from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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