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English definition of “how/what about...?”

how/what about...?

A2 used when suggesting or offering something to someone: How about a trip to the zoo this afternoon? "Coffee, Sarah?" "No, thanks." "What about you, Kate?"Suggestions and proposals
(Definition of how/what about...? from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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