Pronoun: что какой каков как
Adverb: сколько
Interjection: ну вот


as if they had a dispensation to speak what they please - как если бы им разрешили говорить всё, что они хотят

to accord with what has gone before - согласовываться, совпадать с тем, что было прежде

to what extent - насколько

to get hold of exactly what is happening - точно понять, что происходит

not to know what from which - не соображать, что к чему

in what place soever - где бы то ни было

to have (got) what it takes - обладать всем необходимым, иметь всё, что нужно

the what - объект

what makes smb. tick - причина, мотив поступков кого-л.

cost what it may - чего бы это ни стоило

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What is he? - Кто он по профессии? / Чем он занимается?

What did you say? - Что вы сказали? / Что ты сказал?

I don't know what it is. - Я не знаю, что это (такое).

What a lovely day! - Какой прекрасный день!

I don't know what he said. - Я не знаю, что он сказал.

What did he pay for it? - Сколько он заплатил за это?

But what are they? - Но что они собой представляют?

What are you doing? - Что вы делаете?

What are you thinking about? - О чём вы думаете?

What? What did you say? Repeat, please. - Что? Что вы сказали? Повторите, пожалуйста.

What nice people they are! - Какие они хорошие люди!

Show me what you bought. - Покажи мне, что ты купил.

Wonderful evening, what? - Прекрасный вечер, не правда ли?

What do you think of him? - Что ты о нём думаешь?

I believe what he told me. - Я верю тому, что он мне сказал.

What's your new boss like? - Что из себя представляет твой новый шеф? (Что он за человек?)

What an interesting book it is! - Какая интересная книга!

At what hour he returned is unknown. - Во сколько он вернулся, неизвестно.

What on earth's going on? - Что, в конце концов, происходит?

What a horrible thing to do! - Какой ужасный поступок!

What colour is the new carpet? - Какого цвета новый ковёр?

What subjects did you enjoy most? - Какие темы /вопросы/ вам понравились больше всего?

They're discussing what to do next. - Они обсуждают, что делать дальше.

What do you think of my painting? - Что вы думаете о моей картине?

No one knows exactly what happened. - Никто точно не знает, что именно произошло.

What he did was morally wrong. - То, что он сделал, было неправильно с моральной точки зрения. / Его поступок аморален.

What is he going to go into that business for? - Для чего он собирается заняться этим бизнесом?

'Do you know his name?' 'It's David.' 'David what?' - — Ты знаешь его имя? — Дэвид. — А фамилию?

What that kid needs is some love and affection. - Что этому ребёнку нужно — так это немного любви и ласки.

I could get you a job here if that's what you want. - Я мог бы найти тебе здесь работу, если ты этого хочешь.

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Связанные термины:

what's: What's is the usual spoken form of 'what is' or 'what has', especially when 'has' is an auxiliary verb .

or what: In conversation, you say or what? after a question as a way of stating an opinion forcefully and showing that you expect other people to agree .

so what!: what importance does that have?

what-ho: an expression used as a greeting or to attract attention

what if: You say what if at the beginning of a question when you ask about the consequences of something happening, especially something undesirable .

what for: for what purpose? why?

what goes?: what's happening ?

what then?: what would happen in that case?

what with: You say what with in order to introduce the reasons for a particular situation, especially an undesirable one.

you what: People say ' you what? ' to indicate that they do not believe or accept the remark that someone has just made, or that they have not heard or understood it properly.

what's what: If you know what's what, you know the important things that need to be known about a situation .

guess what: You say guess what to draw attention to something exciting, surprising, or interesting that you are about to say.

what about: You use what about at the beginning of a question when you make a suggestion, offer, or request .

what matter: what does it matter?

what price: You use what price in front of a word or expression that refers to something happening when you want to ask how likely it is to happen . You usually do this to emphasize either that it is very likely or very unlikely .

what's up?: If you say to someone ' What's up? ' or if you tell them what's up, you are asking them or telling them what is wrong or what is worrying them.

what though: what difference does it make that

and what not: and other things of all sorts

I know what: I have an idea

what a lark!: how amusing !

what a life: People say ' What a life ' to indicate that they are unhappy or are having great difficulties .

what…do with: to put or place

what is more: You can use what is more or what's more to introduce an extra piece of information which supports or emphasizes the point you are making.

what's more: You can use what is more or what's more to introduce an extra piece of information which supports or emphasizes the point you are making.

what's yours?: what would you like to drink ?

know what's what: to know how one thing or things in general work

come what may: whatever happens

no matter what: If you say that you are going to do something no matter what, you are emphasizing that you are definitely going to do it, even if there are obstacles or difficulties.

tell you what: You say ' Tell you what ' to introduce a suggestion or offer .

what about/of: You use what about or what of when you introduce a new topic or a point which seems relevant to a previous remark .

what have you: You say what have you at the end of a list in order to refer generally to other things of the same kind.

what it takes: whatever is necessary for success or popularity, as wealth, beauty, or intelligence

what manner of: You use what manner of to suggest that the person or thing you are about to mention is of an unusual or unknown kind.

what's cooking?: what's happening ?

what the heck: You say ' what the heck ' to indicate that you do not care about a bad aspect of an action or situation .

what the hell: You can say ' what the hell ' when you decide to do something in spite of the doubts that you have about it.

what you will: whatever you like

who-does-what: (of a dispute, strike, etc) relating to the separation of kinds of work performed by different trade unions

you know what: a thing or person that the speaker cannot or does not want to specify

so what, what of it: You say so what? or what of it? to indicate that the previous remark seems unimportant, uninteresting, or irrelevant to you.

what do you know: People sometimes say ' What do you know ! ' when they are very surprised about something.

what do you want?: If you say to someone ' what do you want ? ', you are asking them in a rather rude or angry way why they have come to the place where you are or why they want to speak to you.

what possessed you?: If you ask what possessed someone to do something, you are emphasizing your great surprise that they have done something which you consider foolish or dangerous .

what's-her-name: a girl or woman whose name is unknown, temporarily forgotten, or deliberately overlooked

what's-his-name: a boy or man whose name is unknown, temporarily forgotten, or deliberately overlooked

what's the odds?: what difference does it make?

give: You can use give with nouns that refer to physical actions. The whole expression refers to the performing of the action. For example, She gave a smile means almost the same as 'She smiled'.

what does sb know: You can use expressions such as What does she know ? and What do they know? when you think that someone has no right to comment on a situation because they do not understand it.

what-d'ye-call-her: a girl or woman whose name is unknown, temporarily forgotten, or deliberately overlooked

what-d'ye-call-him: a boy or man whose name is unknown, temporarily forgotten, or deliberately overlooked

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