From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhat else can somebody do/say?what else can somebody do/say?DIFFERENT spoken used to say that it is impossible to do or say anything apart from what has been mentioned‘Will you really sell the house?’ ‘What else can I do? I can’t live here.’ →else
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what else can somebody do/say?• I told her it looked good. What else could I say?• I do about three hundred sit-ups a day and it still refuses to firm up, but what else can I do?• P.S. Awful - but what else can one do?• So what else can Florida do?• What else can a sinner say?• What else can he realistically do?• What else can I do for you Jim?• What else can I do to improve things?