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Why are you so angry?
He asked me why I was leaving so early, and I didn’t know what to say.
Why is it that the country imports so much of its food?
“She says she’s not coming to the wedding.” “Why ever not?”
Somebody had to take the blame, but why me?
Why, oh why did you get involved with that awful man?
This is the American English definition of why. View British English definition of why.