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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciationshwɒt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/hwʌt, hwɑt, wʌt, wɑt; unstressed hwət, wət/

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主要翻译
英语中文
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (question: tell me) (疑问代词)什么,什么样的人,什么样的事物
 What do you want to eat?
 您想吃什么?
what adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (which)
  哪个
nǎ ge
 What car did you drive to work?
 你开哪辆车去上班?

what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (that which is) (关系代词)…那样的人(或事物)
nà yàng de rén huò shì wù
 What was most surprising was that he jumped from the window.
 让人最感惊讶的是他从窗口跳了下来。

what interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (repeat what you said) (请对方重复)什么,请再说一遍
 What? I can't hear you.
 你说什么? 我听不见。
what interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (expressing surprise) (表示惊讶)什么,不会吧
 What! You didn't really do that?
 不会吧!你不会真干了那种事吧?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (subject: questions) (作主语的疑问代词)什么
shén me
 What is your name? What's your favourite colour?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (object: that which) (作宾语代词)所…的事
suǒ de shì
 He did what I told him to do.
 
其他翻译
英语中文
what advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to what extent?)哪些方面
nǎ xiē fāng miàn
  什么范围
shén me fàn wéi
 What do you care?
what advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to what degree?)到什么程度
dào shén me chéng dù
 What will you suffer for that useless person you love so much?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (health) (指身体健康)哪里,哪个部位
 What hurts? Is it your kidney?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (character) (性格、个性)什么样,怎样
 What is he like? Can he be trusted?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (identity)什么
shén me
  什么东西
shén me dōng xī
 What is that?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (occupation) (职业)什么工作
shén me gōng zuò
 What do you do for a living in the winter?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (importance) (重要性)怎样,什么样
 What does it matter?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." (how much?) (指价格)多少
duō shǎo
 What is the price?
what pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." UK (Don't you agree?) (用在句末)你觉得呢?同意吗?是不是?
nǐ jué de ne tóng yì ma shì bú shì
 She's an absolutely lovely girl, what?!
  有所遗漏?报告错误或提出改进建议

WordReference English-Chinese Dictionary © 2020:

复合形式:
英语中文
and God knows what nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (and [sth] unknown) (非正式用语)鬼才知道,天知道
 I sent him out to do the shopping and he came back with a new TV and God knows what.
and what have you advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (and the like, and similar) (非正式用语)诸如此类,等等
and what not advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (and similar) (非正式用语)诸如此类,等等
Be careful what you wish for. v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." ([sth] desirable may have drawbacks)要慎重许愿。,别轻易许愿。
come what may advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (whatever happens)不论发生什么事情
bú lùn fā shēng shén me shì qíng
 I'll remain happy come what may.
comprehend what vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (understand)理解是什么
 I just cannot comprehend what made you do it.
 我真的无法理解你为什么这么做。
debate what/whether vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (try to decide)辩论
biàn lùn
  争论
zhēng lùn
  讨论
tǎo lùn
 The government is debating whether to hold a referendum on this topic.
 政府正在讨论是否就此问题进行全民公决。
determine whether/what/why/who vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (facts: ascertain)搞清
  查清
chá qīng
 "We must determine what exactly happened that night," said Inspector Brown.
 “我们必须查清当晚究竟发生了什么。”调查员布朗说。
do what is needed v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (take necessary action)做必要的事
zuò bì yào de shì
  采取必要的行动
cǎi qǔ bì yào de xíng dòng
 I know you don't want to put her in a home, but you have got to do what is needed.
Do what there is to do. interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (Take the necessary action.)做必要的事
zuò bì yào de shì
  采取必要的行动
cǎi qǔ bì yào de xíng dòng
do what you can viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (do everything possible)尽你的全力
jìn nǐ de quán lì
do what you like v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (do whatever you wish to do)(你)想怎样就怎样
nǐ xiǎng zěn yàng jiù zěn yàng
  别客气
bié kè qì
 Since you've finished your work, do what you like for the rest of the day.
do with what you've got,
make do with what you've got
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(cope, manage)利用你现有的资源做某事
lì yòng nǐ xiàn yǒu de zī yuán zuò mǒu shì
dread to think what/how/who v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (find unpleasant to imagine)不敢想
  害怕去想
 I dread to think how the victim's family must be feeling.
for what it's worth advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (in my opinion)不管怎么说
bù guǎn zěn me shuō
  在我看来
zài wǒ kàn lái
 I know you won't change, but for what it's worth, I think that skirt looks awful on you.
for what reason advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (why)为什么
wèi shén me
  因为什么原因
yīn wèi shén me yuán yīn
  有什么理由
yǒu shén me lǐ yóu
 For what reason are you two hours late arriving home?
get what you deserve v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (for good actions)得到相应回报
  善有善报
 If you follow the rules and obey all guidelines, you will get what you deserve.
get what you deserve v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (for bad actions)恶有恶报
è yǒu è bào
  活该
huó gāi
  得了报应
dé le bào yìng
 If you deliberately break the rules and disregard authority, you will get what you deserve.
guess what interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (used to announce news) (非正式用语,用于宣布某消息前)猜猜是什么(消息),猜一猜,猜猜看
 Guess what, I got the job!
have what it takes viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." expr (be able or qualified for [sth](习惯表达)称职,具备…的条件
 Do you have what it takes to become a soldier?
in what way advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (how)如何
rú hé
  怎样
zěn yàng
  以何种方式
yǐ hé zhǒng fāng shì
inquire as to whether/when/how/who/what,
enquire as to whether/when/how/who/what
vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
formal (with clause: ask)询问
xún wèn
just what the doctor ordered nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative, informal ([sth] needed and welcomed)正合我心意
zhèng hé wǒ xīn yì
  正是我需要的
zhèng shì wǒ xū yào de
 A week's holiday in the sun was just what the doctor ordered.
mean what you say v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (speak sincerely)当真
dàng zhēn
  认真
rèn zhēn
 Does he mean what he says, or is he just making an empty promise?
no matter what advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (whatever)不管什么
bù guǎn shén me
 We need to get that money, no matter what!
no matter what exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (with clause: regardless of [sth])无论
wú lùn
  不管
bù guǎn
 Jason is always cheerful, no matter what life hands him.
What's on your mind? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (what are you thinking?)你在想什么?
realize how/what/who,
also UK: realise how/what/who
vtr + conj
(be aware) (后接疑问词)意识到
yì shí dào
 He doesn't realize how important this is for me.
 他没意识到这对我是多么重要。
see what can be done v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (try to find solution)看看能做些什么
kàn kàn néng zuò xiē shén me
 The mechanic said he'd see what can be done to repair my car.
so what? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (I don't care)那又怎么样
nà yòu zěn me yàng
 Okay, so I look fat in these jeans – so what?
so what interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (expressing indifference) (非正式用语)那又怎样!那又如何!
nà yòu zěn yàng nà yòu rú hé
 So you made a minor mistake! So what!
so what if conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (it's irrelevant)就算…又怎么样
 So what if I enjoy a beer now and then?
so what else is new interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (not surprised)这有什么新鲜的?
zhè yǒu shén me xīn xiān de ?
 Yes, you're late again—so what else is new?
to what extent conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (the degree to which)到…程度
dào chéng dù
 To what extent do you think this program will affect young people?
to what extent advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to what degree)到何种程度
dào hé zhǒng chéng dù
what a life! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (expressing despair or exasperation) (抱怨)这是什么日子!
zhè shì shén me rì zi !
 George works more than 80 hours a week. What a life!
what a pity! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (expressing disappointment) (非正式用语)真遗憾!真可惜!
zhēn yí hàn zhēn kě xī
 What a pity! - he had so much potential!
what a shame! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (expressing disappointment) (非正式用语)真遗憾!真可惜!
zhēn yí hàn zhēn kě xī
 Oh what a shame! - I can't go to the party because I have a bad cold.
what do I care? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (I don't care)我才不管呢!谁管呢!
wǒ cái bù guǎn ne !shuí guǎn ne !
 If you want to ruin your life by quitting school, what do I care?
What do you do? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (What is your job?)你在哪高就?
  你从事什么工作?
What do you know!,
Well,
what do you know!
interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!"
informal (expressing surprise) (表示惊讶)你看怪不怪!真想不到!
 Hey, what do you know! - we got here on time after all!
What do you know? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (you have not informed enough to comment)你知道个什么!
nǐ zhī dào gè shén me
 You've never even been there! - what do you know?
what does it matter? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (I don't care)有什么关系呢?
yǒu shén me guān xì ne ?
 So you're earning more than me – what does it matter?
what for? informal (why? to what purpose?) (非正式用语)为什么?
wèi shén me
 You bought another hat? What for? You already have lots.
what have you nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang (the rest, et cetera)等等
děng děng
  之类
zhī lèi
 My junk drawer's full of paper clips, old photos, sunglasses, and what have you.
what if conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (supposing)如果…将会怎么样
rú guǒ jiāng huì zěn me yàng
 What if she never comes back?
what is more advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (moreover, in addition)而且
ér qiě
  除此以外
chú cǐ yǐ wài
 The food served in that restaurant is not very good and, what is more, it's overpriced.
what lies ahead? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (what will happen in the future)未来的道路上有什么等着?将来会发生什么?
wèi lái de dào lù shàng yǒu shén me děng zhe ?jiāng lái huì fā shēng shén me ?
 With these guys in office who knows what lies ahead?
what on earth interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal (expressing incomprehension) (非正式用语)…到底怎么回事?
dào dǐ zěn me huí shì
 What on earth are you trying to do coming in yelling at me?
what on earth pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." informal (what)到底是什么
 You still haven't explained what on earth you're doing here.
what the deuce interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" informal, euphemism, dated (surprise, bewilderment)究竟,到底
  真见鬼!活见鬼!
 What the deuce has gone on here?
What the d***ens? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" euphemism, dated (expressing surprise or bewilderment)究竟,到底
  我的天啊
wǒ de tiān a
 What the d***ens was all that about?
What the f***? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" vulgar, offensive, slang (disbelief) (俚语,粗俗)妈的,见鬼
 Julie saw the damage to her brand new car and exclaimed, "What the f***?"
what the f*** pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." slang, vulgar (what) (俚语,粗俗语)什么
shén me
 A: 'What are you doing?' B: 'What the f*** do you think I'm doing?'
What the f***? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" vulgar, offensive, slang (incomprehension) (俚语,粗俗语)搞什么?
  到底怎么回事?
 "What the f***?" said Eugene, staring at the instructions and scratching his head.
 “搞什么?”尤金说,看着手头的说明书,不住地挠头。
what the hell interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (expressing incomprehension) (俚语)…到底怎么回事?
dào dǐ zěn me huí shì
 What the hell is going on here?
what the hell? interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang, potentially offensive (bewilderment)搞什么鬼
  怎么回事
 The boss is piling all the rest of his office furniture on top of his desk – what the hell?
what the hell pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." slang (what) (俚语)什么
shén me
 What the hell is going on here?
what the hell pronpronoun: Replaces noun--for example, "He took the cookie and ate it." "I saw you yesterday." slang, potentially offensive (whatever)无论什么
wú lùn shén me
  任何事
rèn hé shì
  任何东西
rèn hé dōng xī
备注: 语气稍带冒犯
 You can do what the hell you want. See if I care.
what the hell interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" slang (resignation)管他呢
  无所谓了
  去他的
 I don't want to do it, but what the hell?
what time? informal (at what hour?) (非正式用语)什么时间?
shén me shí jiān
 What time are you going to bed?
what with preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (considering)因为
yīn wèi
  考虑到
kǎo lǜ dào
  由于
yóu yú
 What with the storms and flight delays, he arrived home after midnight.
what's contractioncontraction: Shortened form of word or words--for example, "I'd" = "I had," "can't" = "cannot." colloquial, abbreviation (what is)是什么
 What's that smell?
What's happening? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." informal (greeting)怎么回事?出什么事了?
zěn me huí shì ?chū shén me shì le ?
 Hi, guys. What's happening?
what's more informal (in addition) (非正式用语)另外,而且
 He's ugly and what's more, he's not very nice.
What's up? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." slang (What is wrong?)怎么了?
zěn me le
  有什么问题?
 Sarah looked sad so I asked her "What's up?"
What's up? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." slang (What is happening?)过得如何?
  近况如何?
 I haven't seen you for a long time. What's up?
what's-his-name,
what's-her-name
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
slang (man: forgotten name) (记不起名字时)那个某某,你叫他什么来着
 I ran into what's-his-name again this afternoon.
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Collins Chinese Dictionary Plus (3rd edition), 2011:

what [w%t]
I pron
1 (interrogative subject, object, object of prep) 什么(麼) shénme
  • what is happening?
    发(發)生了什么(麼)事? fāshēngle shénme shì?
  • what is it?
    那是什么(麼)? nà shì shénme?
  • what are you doing?
    你在干(幹)什么(麼)? nǐ zài gàn shénme?
  • what are you talking about?
    你在说(說)什么(麼)? nǐ zài shuō shénme?
  • what?
    什么(麼)? shénme?
  • what did you say?
    你说(說)什么(麼)? ní shuō shénme?
  • what about me?
    那我呢? Nà wǒ ne?
  • what about going to a movie?
    去看电(電)影怎么(麼)样(樣)? Qù kàn diànyǐng zěnmeyàng?
2 (in indirect questions/speech subject, object) 什么(麼) shénme
  • do you know what's happening?
    你知道发(發)生了什么(麼)事吗(嗎)? nǐ zhīdào fāshēngle shénme shì ma?
  • tell me what he said
    告诉(訴)我他说(說)了什么(麼) gàosù wǒ tā shuōle shénme
3 (relative) 所…的 suǒ…de
  • I saw what was on the table
    我看见(見)了桌上的东(東)西 wǒ kànjiànle zhuō shang de dōngxi
  • what you say is wrong
    你所说(說)的是错(錯)的 nǐ suǒ shuō de shì cuò de
II adj
1 (interrogative, in indirect questions/speech) 什么(麼) shénme
  • what time is it?
    几(幾)点(點)了? jǐdiǎn le?
  • what size is this shirt?
    这(這)件衬(襯)衫是几(幾)码(碼)的? zhè jiàn chènshān shì jǐmǎ de?
  • what number do I dial?
    我要拨(撥)什么(麼)号(號)码(碼)? wǒ yào bō shénme hàomǎ?
  • what books do you need?
    你需要什么(麼)书(書)? nǐ xūyào shénme shū?
2 (in exclamations) 多么(麼) duōme
  • what a mess!
    真是一团(團)糟! zhēnshi yītuánzāo!
  • what a lovely day!
    多么(麼)好的天气(氣)啊! duōme hǎo de tiānqì a!
  • what a fool I am!
    我真是个(個)傻子! wǒ zhēnshi gè shǎzi!
III int (disbelieving) 什么(麼) shénme
  • what, no coffee!
    什么(麼),没(沒)咖啡了! shénme, méi kāfēi le!
对某人或某事物的外表或外形特征进行提问时,应该用 what…like 引导的问句,而不能用 how 引导的问句。例如,How is Susan? ,可以用来询问 Susan 的健康状况。如果想知道她的外貌,则应问What does Susan look like? 如果想了解她的个性,可以问 What is Susan like?
在这些条目还发现'what':
在英文解释里:
中文:

习惯性搭配: (do not) know what to [do, say, make], what can you [do]?, what will he [do] (next)?, 更多……

标题中含有单词 'what' 的论坛讨论:

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