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  1. 1
    used for making a suggestion

    What about a quick cup of coffee?

    ‘When shall we next meet?’ ‘What about Tuesday afternoon?’

  2. 2
    used for reminding someone that a particular person or thing needs to be considered

    What about Eileen? Shouldn’t we invite her too?

    ‘What about transport?’ ‘That’s all arranged.’

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