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    scrooge1974 is offline Junior Member
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    Smile how and what

    I've a new thread to talk to.
    how can I know when I can build a exclamation using how and what?
    For instance:
    what a beautiful house!
    how beautiful house (?)

    thanks
    Luigi

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    Default Re: how and what

    The second is wrong. After how, you can use an adjective alone - How beautiful! - or you could say How beautiful that house is! (Note the position of the verb)

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    Smile Re: how and what

    Thank you, teacher.

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