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Hello. I think it should be "What do you mean?".

But I found the expression "What are you mean?" and

the writer said this is widely used in UK.

It may be true that many people use this expression there,

but can we say it is correct?

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Kenta

Hello. I think it should be "What do you mean?".

But I found the expression "What are you mean?" and

the writer said this is widely used in UK.

It may be true that many people use this expression there,

but can we say it is correct?

Google Books Ngrams has no instances of "What are you mean?", even when it is set to search the British English corpus, so I am very doubtful that it is widely used in the UK.

Absent further details on context, I have to say it is wrong.

CJ

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Kentathe writer said this is widely used in UK.

You need the before UK. Apart from that, the writer was wrong. From a British perspective, the quote stands out as obviously from a non-native English speaker. It is as obvious as if it had flashing lights and a siren.

Thank you very much.

I feel relieved to hear that