what do you say

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what do you say?

  1. (idiomatic) Used to ask someone if they are willing to do something.
    Let's go to the movies tonight, what do you say?
  2. (idiomatic, childish) Used to remind a child to say a polite expression.
    That man just gave you a lovely birthday gift, young lady; what do you say? ― Thank you!
    I want cake! ― What do you say? ― Please!
    When Aunt Fiona from Florida gave Jordan some candy, Mom said, "What do you say?" Jordan replied, "Thank you!"

Derived terms[edit]

  • what (as a colloquial British form of 'eh')