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how

adverb
 
 
/haʊ/
WAY A2 used to ask about the way something happens or is done
nasıl, ne şekilde
How did he die? How does she manage to keep the house so tidy?Question words and expressions
QUANTITY A1 used to ask about quantity, size, or age
(miktar, ebat, yaş) ne kadar, kaç
How big is the house? How old are they? How much (= what price) was that dress?Question words and expressions
EMPHASIZE B1 used before an adjective or adverb to emphasize it
ne kadar
I was amazed at how quickly she finished.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
HEALTH A2 used to ask about someone's health
nasıl, ne durumda
How are you feeling today?Question words and expressions
SITUATION B1 used to ask about the success or progress of a situation
(başarı ve nasıl olduğunu sorgulamada) nasıl
How's everything going? How was the exam?Question words and expressions
How are you? A1 used to ask someone if they are well and happy
'Nasılsınız?', 'Ne haber?'
"How are you Jane?" - "Oh, not so bad thanks."Question words and expressions
How about..? A2 used to make a suggestion
Ne dersiniz ...?'
How about a drink? [+ doing sth] How about going to the cinema?Question words and expressions
How come? informal used to ask about the reason for something, especially when you feel surprised about it
'Niçin?', 'Nasıl?'
"Kate's gone to the party on her own." "How come?"Question words and expressions
→  See also know-how , How strange/stupid/weird, etc. is that?
(Definition of how adverb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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