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Petrichor: The smell after rainfall
Would you like, as in
What about another beer?
What about a game of bridge?
What do you think of, as in
So what about renting that white house on the corner?
Why, concerning what, as in
I need your frank opinion.—What about?
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
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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