what about (having) something
Inf. Would you like to have something? What about having another drink? What about another drink?
what about somebody/something(spoken)
can you explain or give your opinion about someone or something That's fine for you, but what about the rest of us? What about the idea that as a nation we watch TV rather than read?
1. Would you like, as in What about another beer? or What about a game of bridge?
2. What do you think of, as in So what about renting that white house on the corner?
3. Why, concerning what, as in I need your frank opinion.-What about?
4. what about it? What should we do, what course of action should be taken. For example, We're supposed to be there at noon and bring two sandwiches each-now what about it? [First half of 1900s] Also see how about.