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    Exclamation What do you make of what`s going on?

    Hello everybody,
    Would you please tell me the meaning of this sentence?
    (What do you make of what`s going on?)

    Thanks in advance,

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    Re: What do you make of what`s going on?

    Hello zoo

    "What's going on" means "what is happening".

    You can say it angrily. When a teacher enters a noisy classroom, where two boys are fighting, he might say "What's going on?"

    Or you can say it when you're puzzled about certain events: "I really don't know what's going on".

    MrP

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    Exclamation Re: What do you make of what`s going on?

    Thanks dear MrPedantic, but my problem is about the first part of the sentence,( what do you make of ).

    I would really appreciate your help.

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    Re: What do you make of what`s going on?

    What do you make of what's going on?
    "What do you make of..."= "What do you deduce/gather/understand from......."

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    Re: What do you make of what`s going on?

    Quote Originally Posted by zoobinshid
    Thanks dear MrPedantic, but my problem is about the first part of the sentence,( what do you make of ).

    I would really appreciate your help.
    Sorry, Zoo! :) I misunderstood...

    Temico has put it better than I could.

    MrP

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