What do you say?

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What do you say?

Would you like to do this? Do you agree? I was thinking we could go to dinner in town, and maybe go see a movie afterward. What do you say? I think we would benefit from a new set of computers for our IT department. What do you say?
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What do you say?

 
1. Inf. Hello, how are you? Bob: What do you say, Tom? Tom: Hey, man. How are you doing? Bill: What do you say, man? Fred: What's the good word, you old so-and-so?
2. Lit. What is your answer or decision? Bill: I need an answer from you now. What do you say? Bob: Don't rush me! Sue: I can offer you seven hundred dollars for your old car. What do you say? Bob: I'll take it!
3. Lit. an expression urging a child to say Thank you or please. When Aunt Sally gave Billy some candy, his mother said to Billy, "What do you say?" "Thankyou," said Billy. Mother: Here's a nice glass of milk. Child: Good. Mother: What do you say? Child: Very good. Mother: No. What do you say? Child: Thank you.
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ˌwhat would/do you ˈsay (to something/doing something)?

(spoken) would you like something/to do something?: What would you say to a weekend in Paris?Let’s eat out tonight. What do you say?
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What do you say?

1. (wədəjəˈse) interrog. Hello, how are you? (Most often .) Hi, Jim. What do you say?
2. interrog. What is your answer? Come on, I need an answer now. What do you say?
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Whaddya say, come on?" Who's the voice of Hades, the coolest baddie of all, in Hercules?