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¿Para qué?

¿Para qué?(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. What for?
Deberías presentarte al examen de historia. - ¿Para qué? Voy a reprobar la asignatura igual.You should take the history exam. - What for? I'm going to fail the subject anyway.
b. What's the point?
¿No regañas a tu hijo cuando te contesta así? - ¿Para qué? Sigue haciéndolo le diga lo que le diga.Don't you tell your son off when he answers you back like that? - What's the point? He keeps doing it whatever I say.
c. What's the use?
¿Limpiamos las ventanas? - ¿Para qué? Está lloviendo y se ensuciarán otra vez.Shall we clean the windows? - What's the use? It's raining and they'll get dirty again.
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