what's up with


: what is the reason for (something)
He told me to go away. What's up with that?
: what is wrong with (someone or something)
What's up with you? You look upset.
I can't figure out what's up with this computer.

Examples of what's up with in a Sentence

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“What's up with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/what%27s%20up%20with. Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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