[ hwahy-er, wahy ]
/ ˈʰwaɪ ər, ˈwaɪ /
contraction of why are: Why're you so late?
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Why Do We Use Parentheses?Parentheses offset text that isn’t important to the meaning of a sentence. Things like extra information, clarifications, asides, or citations. The information inside the parentheses can be as short as a number or a word, or it can be as long as a few sentences. Parentheses always appear in pairs. They’re often used where commas would also be appropriate. Clarifying and Adding Extra A sentence …
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