what's someone's problem

Definition of what's someone's problem

used to ask why someone will not agree to something especially when that person is being unreasonable
  • "He says he won't go." "What's his problem?"

Word by Word Definitions

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

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

  3. : who

  1. : why

  2. : in what respect : how

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

  2. : how remarkable or striking for good or bad qualities

  3. : whatever

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

problem play
  1. : a question raised for inquiry, consideration, or solution

  2. : a proposition in mathematics or physics stating something to be done

  3. : an intricate unsettled question

  1. : dealing with a problem of conduct or social relationship

  2. : difficult to deal with


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