Results 1 to 2 of 2
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Singapore
      • Current Location:
      • Singapore

    • Join Date: Jan 2006
    • Posts: 55
    • Post Thanks / Like


    What function does 'what' have in the following sentence? What its meaning?

    1. Well, Jeeves, the going has been pretty tough, what?

    • Join Date: Nov 2007
    • Posts: 5,409
    • Post Thanks / Like

    Re: what

    ...pretty tough, what?
    ..has been pretty tough. What do you think/what is your opinion?
    However, over time, "what" in this context has come more to mean, "don't you agree?"
    It has become a cliche in literature and in movies, that Upper Class English gentry say things like, "Nice weather, what?",
    Last edited by David L.; 09-Nov-2007 at 00:37.


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts