what are you trying to prove

Definition of what are you trying to prove

  1. —used to ask why someone is behaving in a way that seems unreasonable What are you trying to prove by behaving so recklessly?

Word by Word Definitions

whatplay
  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter

    : often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood

    :  who

  1. :  why

    :  in what respect :  how

  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter

    :  whatever

    :  any

  1. :  the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

    :  one

trying
  1. :  severely straining the powers of endurance

proveplay
  1. :  to learn or find out by experience

    :  to test the truth, validity, or genuineness of

    :  to test the worth or quality of


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