Spanish translation of “how”
how adverb, conjunction /hau/
› in what way
How do you make chilli con carne? › to what extent
cuánto; cómo de
How do you like my new hat? How far is Paris from London? › by what means
I’ve no idea how he came here. › in what condition
How are you today? How do I look? › for what reason
How is it that I am the last to know about this? however adverb › in spite of that
It would be nice if we had more money. However, I suppose we’ll manage with what we have. › (also how ever) in what way; by what means
However did you get here? However did you do that? › to no matter what extent
por más que
However hard I try, I still can’t do it. how about › I would like to suggest
qué tal, qué te parece
’Where shall we go tonight?’ ’How about the cinema?’ › what is he, are you etc going to do?; what does he, do you etc think?
We’re going to the cinema tonight. How about you? I rather like that picture. How about you? how come › for what reason
¿por qué?, ¿por qué razón?, ¿cómo es que…?
How come I didn’t get any cake? how do you do? › words that are said by a person to someone he is being introduced to
’How do you do? My name is Mike Winter,’ he said, shaking her hand.