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    Question please, come up with a difference!

    what's the difference between "what's she look like?" and "what does she look like?" ?

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    Default Re: please, come up with a difference!

    Quote Originally Posted by allan_rn View Post
    what's the difference between "what's she look like?" and "what does she look like?" ?
    For what I know...
    "What's she" is plainly a contraction of "what does she"...
    They are just one and the same expression.




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    Default Re: please, come up with a difference!

    Is it possible that you meant 'What's she like?' and 'What does she look like?'

    I believe that the first one refers to her character, while the second one refers to her appearance.

    I may be wrong....

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    Default Re: please, come up with a difference!

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    For what I know...
    "What's she" is plainly a contraction of "what does she"...
    They are just one and the same expression.



    Indeed!

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    Smile Re: please, come up with a difference!

    thanks

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    Default Re: please, come up with a difference!

    You're welcome!

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    Default Re: please, come up with a difference!

    Quote Originally Posted by blouen View Post
    For what I know...
    "What's she" is plainly a contraction of "what does she"...
    They are just one and the same expression.
    ... and the full, unabbreviated form allows you put a strong emphasis on the "does" - to add sarcasm and make a rhetorical question. So 'What's she look like?/'What does she look like?' is a simple question about someone's appearance; whereas 'What does she look like' isn't a question at all - it means 'I think she looks totally ridiculous'.

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