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    What gives?

    What gives?........ what does it mean?????? plz also post some example of its use...

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    Re: What gives?

    Quote Originally Posted by GauravK View Post
    What gives?........ what does it mean?????? plz also post some example of its use...
    The expression can have several meanings usually as a statement/question of displeasure or a request for an explanation, for example, "What are you doing?", "Why did you do that?", "The TV isn't working. What gives?" (Why?), "Emily broke her engagement with Frank. What gives?" (Why?)

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    #3

    Re: What gives?

    Thanks bill!!! now its clear.

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