What does "What are you up to?" mean?
- Anonymous2 months agoFavorite Answer
It means "what are you doing?"
To ask what someone has been doing lately, you would say, "what have you been up to?"
- 2 months ago
It can mean what have you been doing but nearly always is just a form of greeting. The reply is "Not much" and they do not really care what you have been doing.
- 2 months ago
When i say im on level 9 ill then ask u.....
- busterwasmycatLv 72 months ago
It is asking what you are doing right now. It is often said as an informal greeting though, rather than as a way to ask what you are actually and truly doing. Just a way to start the conversation, to give the other person a chance to answer pretty well however they want.
What are you up to?
Oh, not much, but I was thinking about going to grab some lunch. You want to come with me?
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- ♥Sweetness♥Lv 72 months ago
This is a slang term that is asking you what you have been doing lately. Someone typically would ask this when they haven't seen you in a while and want to catch up on how you have been.
- GypsyfishLv 72 months ago
Most of the time, it's just a politeness, a greeting. The usual answer is "Not much, how about you?" There are times when it can have another meaning. If a teacher finds. you in the classroom during lunch, near the teacher's desk, the teacher might say "What are you. up to?" meaning "what are you doing here?" and with the implication that you might be doing something wrong, like looking for test answers.
Any greeting like this- "What's up?" "What are you up to?" "What's going on?" "How have you been doing?" are NOT usually an invitation to talk to on and on about everything you've done lately. They are just formulaic greetings.
- Patrick4024Lv 72 months ago
It is just friendly small talk. Just a quick answer as to what has been doing lately is all that is required.
- MurzyLv 72 months ago
What have you been dong lately?
- ?Lv 62 months ago
"What are you up to?" is the same as saying "What are you doing?" It's a type of slang.
- Anonymous2 months ago
How far along have you got in your ascent?