Noun(1) the cause or intention underlying an action or situation, especially in the phrase `the whys and wherefores'
(1) why did you do that?(2) It perhaps explains why today I don't like to go to places that require me to use a map.(3) why don't I give you a lift?(4) A friend asked him why he went so far, and told him that there were plenty of others just as good nearer his home.(5) It is not enough to know the result of something, because it is necessary to figure out the reason why .(6) People said, "That's outrageous, why , that's silly. Common sense says that can't possibly be the truth.(7) Perhaps this explains why Chan was rejected by Richmond voters at the last election.(8) They are part of the reason why he turned down jobs outside of Dundee.(9) why is it that I have to do everything around here?(10) Perhaps that's why they didn't seem to have any true sympathy for how I felt.(11) why, that's absurd!(12) why not give it a rest?(13) Perhaps that's why they end up doing rather director-led conceptual stagings.(14) Perhaps it's why the West Coast has more helicopters than anywhere else in the country.(15) Perhaps this is why the twin towers did not inspire the same sort of affection reserved for other New York landmarks.(16) That was seen as the reason why previous moves by the bank had been attacked by media and politicians.
(1) why not :: ngapa ora
(2) that's why :: pramila
(3) that is why :: yo iku sebape
(4) why is that :: apa sing
(5) why so :: kok dadi
(6) the reason why :: alesan ngapa
(7) reason why :: alesan ngapa
1. how come ::
2. for what reason ::
3. for what purpose ::
kanggo apa waé
4. what for ::
5. to what end ::
kanggo apa mburi
6. wherefore ::
7. wherefore ::
whee, why, whys
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Why are they making
four more Avatar movies?
The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 9
So WHY do you represent Meereen
in these talks with our enemies?
Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 4
Why tear this family apart?
Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 11
Why am I here?
Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 8
firing your M-16 and the cops
outside the door. Is that WHY?
Money Heist Season 1, Episode 9
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