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What about (having) something?
Inf. Would you like to have something? What about having another drink? What about another drink?
See also: what
1 used when asking for information about somebody/something: How about Ruth? Have you heard from her? ♢ I’m having fish. What about you?
2 used to make a suggestion or offer: How about going for a walk? ♢ You look cold. How about a nice hot drink?
3 used for introducing somebody/something into a conversation or reminding somebody of somebody/something: I know she’s very happy now, but what about him? ♢ ‘I’ve never been to Spain before.’ ‘What about the conference you went to in Madrid?’