Odd Language #210: What’s Wrong With You?

Recently, a video on SoraNews24 covered some of the conflicts that can occur between spouses of different cultures. One item covered was the difference between “What’s wrong with you?” vs. “What’s wrong?”

The issue: When asking about someone’s problem, the two would seem to mean about the same, but the first is likely to be taken as accusatory whereas the second is taken as being more neutral.

Note that the URL is valid: they changed their name from RocketNews24 to SoraNews24 recently, but have not changed the Website yet. You can use en.soranews24.com in place of the domain name, but your browser will be redirected to en.rocketnews24.com.