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English definition of “what is sb/sth like?”
what is sb/sth like?
A2something you say to ask someone to describe someone or something: You've met Ben's new girlfriend, haven't you? What's she like?I've never been to Bruges - what's it like?So what's it like, then, not having to work?
Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.
by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,