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"What will you do" is a phrase which is often translated as "qué harás", and "What are you doing?" is a phrase which is often translated as "¿Qué haces?". Learn more about the difference between "what will you do" and "What are you doing?" below.
what will you do
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. qué harás
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I've been offered a job in Taiwan, but my family has to stay in Australia. - What will you do?Me han ofrecido un trabajo en Taiwán, pero mi familia tiene que quedarse en Australia. - ¿Qué harás?
b. qué hará
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
What will you do if the city doesn't grant the permit?¿Qué hará si la ciudad no concede el permiso?
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. qué harán (plural)
We have tickets to fly to New York, but we haven't been able to book a hotel. - What will you do?Tenemos boletos para volar a Nueva York, pero no hemos podido reservar un hotel. - ¿Qué harán?
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What are you doing?(
wuhd
 
ar
 
yu
 
du
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ihng
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. ¿Qué haces?
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
What are you doing? Can I help?¿Qué haces? ¿Te ayudo?
b. ¿Qué estás haciendo?
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
What are you doing? It looks fun.¿Qué estás haciendo? Parece divertido.
c. ¿Qué hace?
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
What are you doing? Would you like some help?¿Qué hace? ¿La ayudo?
d. ¿Qué está haciendo?
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
What are you doing in the office so late?¿Qué está haciendo tan tarde en la oficina?
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. ¿Qué hacen? (plural)
What are you doing here?¿Qué hacen aquí?
b. ¿Qué están haciendo? (plural)
What are you doing out on the streets at this time?¿Qué están haciendo en la calle a estas horas?
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