What's the matter with (one)?(redirected from what is the matter with us)
What's the matter with (one)?
Used to indicate disapproval of or disgust with one's words, actions, or behavior. We finally get invited to a nice dinner party and you have to go and act the fool—what's the matter with you? A: "I heard she got fired for cheating the company out of nearly $20,000." B: "Seriously, what's the matter with her? She gets paid a ludicrous amount of money as it is!" I can't believe I said something so stupid during my interview. God, what is wrong with me?
See also: matter
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