What's up?




Idiom Definition 1

Idiom Definition - What's up?

"What's up?"

What are you doing?;

What is happening?

 

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Idiom Definition 2

Idiom Definition - What's up?

"What's up?"

How are you?;

How are you feeling?

 

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Idiom Definition 3

Idiom Definition - What's up?

"What's up?"

What is the problem?;

What is the matter?

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - What's up?

A friend has stopped by for a visit ...

Friend 1: Hey guys! What's up?

Friend 2:  Not much.  We're just studying for Monday's chemistry final.



Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - What's up?

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1What's up, man?

Friend 2:  I'm doing OK. How are you?

Friend 1:  Fine, just fine.


Idiom Scenario 3

Idiom Definition - What's up?

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1What's up?

Friend 2:  I'm really having trouble getting this car repaired.

Friend 1:  Need help?

Friend 2:  Thanks.





What's up? - Usage:

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What's up? - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for What's up?



What's up? - Examples:

1)  Here's what's up in the world of TV for Monday, July 23.

2)  "Hey," Arthur says, "what's up?" "I wanted you to hear it from me first."

3)  Remember, no one cares what's up at your company.

4)  Don't let it be awkward. Just ask him what's up, and just remember that a phone works both ways.

5)  Go to the new weblog, and see what's up!

6)  I don't know what's up with that.

7)  I saw my friend Bobby he said "What's up man?"

8)  What's up with Benny? And why is Dean still in contact with him?

9)  I would like to know what's up with the alarm sound that is going on in the middle of the night.

10)  This is not like you. What's up? What do we need to do here?

11)  I can't wait to check in with everyone and see what's up. I've missed you guys!

12)  "What's up," George said. "Oh nothing," Brad said.

13)  Call me and let me know what's up.

14)  Hey!  What's up? I'm good, how are you?

15)  You're going to California.  What's up in California?

16)  What's up with that is the government going to give me a refund for all the Medicare.

17)  What's up with you? I'd love to hear from you!

18)  "What's up, honey?" I ask as I open her door.

19)  What's up with nerdy-cute Brian, his annoying wife, and the sexpot next door?

20)  If he's in a bad mood, ask what's up, listen well, and do not start tossing around solutions, however tempting.