How come? and What's wrong?

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joham

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This question comes from a test paper:

--Sorry, I'm afraid I can't go out for the picnic with you tomorrow.
--_______?
A. What's wrong B. How are you C. How come D. So what


The given answer is C. But I thought A was fine too. Am I right?

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Tdol

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It might not be a negative reason- they could be going to collect a huged cheque or something. ;-)
 

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Wht's wrong is used in negative sense, but another mean of how come is "Why"

mean person is simply asking the reason for not going on picnic,

so how come is more appropriate, i think
 

Dawood Usmani

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What's wrong is used in negative sense, but another meaning of how come is "Why".

This means the person is simply asking the reason for not going on picnic, so how come is more appropriate,I think.
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