Taking into consideration, because of, as in What with all you have to carry, we should take a taxi. This usage replaced the earlier what for. [c. 1600]
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So it's really a take-what-you-can-get kind of situation with him.‘Scandal’ Review: Olivia Pope Has Lost Her Damn Mind|Kevin Fallon|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Caiman offers a range of option packages, from bristling-with-machine-guns, to monster-truck-field-hospital.
He referred to this risky state of affairs as “the babushka-with-uranium-in-the-chicken-shed” problem.Fired From Los Alamos for Pushing Obama's Nuclear Agenda|Center for Public Integrity|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Played in reverse that becomes ‘Here’s me/Here I am/What we have lost/I am the messenger of love.
If this seems like a small, so-what kind of thing to you, I submit two thoughts.South Carolina Republicans Snub Desegregation Judge|Michael Tomasky|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Coals!what would he do with coals?Toast his cheese with em, and then come back for more.
Ay, murmured the sick woman, relapsing into her former drowsy state, what about her?what aboutI know!
The little shoe, whose silken laces had become loose in walking, lay in the road covered-with dust.Honey-Bee|Anatole France
Consequently, while the direction of the what-not-how-now line is definitely fixed, their actual positions remain unestablished.
This garrison arrived at the moment when the insurgents, confiding on the Governor's promise, were with-drawing.The Border Rifles|Gustave Aimard