Exclamations - Notes

Idiom, phrasal verb or slang

The situation

Phrases with similar meaning or sentiment

(1) What a cheek!

Someone pushes in the queue at the post office

What a show of total disrespect for others for selfish reasons.

(2) What's going on?

You walk into a room and you are surprised by what you see.

What's happening here?
(3) So what? Someone tells you some news which annoys or doesn't interest you. What's so special about that?
(4) What's the point? You want to buy a new printer but your old one still works perfectly. There's no reason to do it.
(5) Just what I needed. Your car breaks down and then you discover your batteries are out on your mobile phone. How can I have so much bad luck!

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