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who asked you?

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase who asked you?

Meaning

This is a rude way of telling someone that you're not interested in what they think or say.

For example

  • "You're really mean to your wife, Bill."
    "Who asked you? You know nothing about me and my wife!"

  • "You shouldn't let your kids eat so much junk food."
    "It's none of your business what they eat! Who asked you, anyway?"

Quick Quiz

If someone says "Who asked you?", you could have

a. given unwanted advice

b. told someone a secret

c. asked for information

Contributor: Matt Errey