Definition of what's up withinformal
- He told me to go away. What's up with that?
- What's up with you? You look upset.
- I can't figure out what's up with this computer.
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
: in what respect : how
used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter
: how remarkable or striking for good or bad qualities
: in or into a higher position or level
: from beneath the ground or water to the surface
: from below the horizon
: risen above the horizon
: being out of bed
used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of
: up into or in the
: in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of
: one in a high or advantageous position
: an upward slope
: a period or state of prosperity or success
: to rise from a lying or sitting position
: to move upward : ascend
used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated
Britannica English: Translation of what's up with for Arabic speakers
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