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Definition of how about in English:

1Used to make a suggestion or offer: how about a drink?
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  • If there are problems as this man states how about offering solutions instead of criticism?
  • There are bigger and better storage systems than you'll see here, and if you have them at work, how about offering me a job?
  • If they want to make racing more exciting and slow speeds then how about these suggestions.
2Used when asking for information or an opinion on something: how about your company?
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  • Even if it's too late for this Christmas, how about a New Year resolution to do at least 20 minutes' exercise three times a week.
  • Or how about editing and simplifying the entire physical universe?
  • If one set of masts may be safe, how about two or three?
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