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Pronunciation: /haʊ/

Translation of how in French:

adv

  • 1 [gen], comment how are you? comment allez-vous? how's your brother? comment va ton frère? how are things? comment ça va? how do you do? enchanté! to know how to do savoir faire
  • 2 (in number, quantity questions) how much is this? combien ça coûte? how much do you weigh? combien pèses-tu? how many people? combien de personnes? how many times? combien de fois? how long will it take? combien de temps cela va-t-il prendre? how tall are you? combien mesures-tu? how far is it? c'est à quelle distance? how old is she? quel âge a-t-elle? how soon can you get here? dans combien de temps peux-tu être ici?
  • 3 (in exclamations) how wonderful/awful! c'est fantastique/affreux! how clever of you! comme c'est intelligent de ta part!

phr (how come)

[fam]
  • how come? pourquoi? how come you always get the best place? comment ça se fait que tu aies toujours la meilleure place?

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Pronunciation: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
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