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I heard this line many times in English movies - "What do you doing here?". Is this sentence grammatically correct? Shouldn't it be "What are you doing here?" instead? I am unable to understand the reason as in the past continuous sentence it should be [IS/AM/ARE] + verb's I form + ing. Please throw some light on this.
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"What are you doing here?" is the correct form.

Maybe it is because the sound linkage between "what are you" is a bit close to "what do you".

Whada ya doing here?
Whada ya go?
Now whada ya think? Emotion: smile
well, that really makes sense. Thanks PASTEL. Now it's clear to me.
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So Whada ya doing here? means what are you doing or what do you do?
and whada ya go ?
Hi,

So Whada ya doing here? means what are you doing<<< Yes. Only in casual spoken English.

or what do you do? No
and whada ya go ? No

Clive
Whada ya doing here? means what are you doing here? it's ok.
but
For Whada ya go Why didn't you use verb+ing for go, shouldn't it be whada ya going ?

Thanks..
Hi,

Whada ya doing here? means what are you doing here? it's ok.
but
For Whada ya go Why didn't use verb+ing for go it shouldn't be whada ya going ?

'Whada ya go' sounds to me like it means 'Where do you go?' You'd only say this in a context where it makes sense to say it.

Clive
meg2589I heard this line many times in English movies - "What do you doing here?". Is this sentence grammatically correct? Shouldn't it be "What are you doing here?" instead? I am unable to understand the reason as in the past continuous sentence it should be [IS/AM/ARE] + verb's I form + ing. Please throw some light on this.[/quote

Are you sure that they didn't say 'What DO you DO here?'
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