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what is sb/sth like?

A2 something you say to ask someone to describe someone or something: You've met Jane'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?
Translations of “what is sb/sth like?”
in Chinese (Traditional) …怎麽樣?…
in Chinese (Simplified) …怎么样?…
(Definition of what is sb/sth like? from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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