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what (...) for?

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwhat (...) for?what (...) for?a) REASONused to ask why someone does something ‘She’s decided to work part-time.’ ‘What for?’ What did you do that for? b) REASONused to ask what purpose or use something has What’s this gadget for? what
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what (...) for?What's this tool for?
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