What about you?


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What about you?

1. What are you going to do or decide? A: "I think I'll go on a hike today. What about you, Tom?" B: "I was going to bring the kids fishing, actually."
2. What is your opinion? A: "I vote for an immediate closure of the East Coast branch. What about you?" B: "I think it would be more prudent to wait until the end of the fiscal year."
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What about you?

 
1. Fig. What is your choice? (Compare this with How about you?) Tom: I'm having the pot roast and a cup of coffee. What about you? Mary: I want something fattening and unhealthy. Sally: I prefer green and purple for this room. What about you? Mary: Well, purple's okay, but green is not right for this room.
2. What will happen to you? Mary: My parents are taking my brothers to the circus. Sue: What about you? Mary: I have a piano lesson. Mary: All my friends have been accepted to colleges. Sue: What about you? Mary: Oh, I'm accepted too.
See also: what
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