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Significado de “why” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "why" - Diccionario Inglés

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uk   us   /waɪ/
A1 for what ​reason: "I'm going ​home." "Why?" Why did you ​choose to ​live in London? Why ​wait? Let's ​leave now. Why should I ​help him - he never ​helps me? Why is it that I ​findchocolate so ​addictive? The ​policeasked me to ​explain why I hadn't ​reported the ​accidentsooner. I don't ​know why she isn't here. Quite why he isn't here today is a ​mystery. There is no reason why we shouldn't ​succeed.
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uk   us   /waɪ/ mainly US or old-fashioned


uk   us   /waɪ/
the whys and (the) wherefores the ​reasons for something: I ​know very little about the whys and the ​wherefores of the ​situation.
(Definition of why from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "why" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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whyconjunction, adverb [not gradable]

 us   /hwɑɪ, wɑɪ/
for what ​reason: Why do you like ​living in ​Paris? She’ll ​ask why you don’t have ​yourhomework.
(Definition of why from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “why”
en coreano 왜…
en árabe لِماذا…
in Malaysian mengapa…
en francés pourquoi…
en ruso почему?…
en chino (tradicionál) 為甚麼…
en italiano perché…
en turco neden, niçin, ne diye…
en polaco dlaczego, czemu…
en español por qué…
in Vietnamese tại sao…
en portugués por que, por quê…
in Thai ทำไม…
en alemán warum…
en catalán per què…
en japonés どうして, なぜ…
en chino (simplificado) 为什么…
in Indonesian mengapa…
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“why” in British English

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all or nothing

relates to doing something either completely or not at all

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