what's it to you

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what's it to you?

  1. (defensively) Why are you asking? Why do you want to know?.
    "I saw you in the chemist yesterday, what did you buy?" / "What's it to you?"
  2. Mind your own business; it's none of your business.
    "Hey, leave that girl alone." / "'What's it to you'?"

Usage notes[edit]

This is usually used defensively, against someone who is being nosy.