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    Question on the use of the word 'how'

    Hello to everyone.I want to ask if it is grammatically acceptable the sentence ' how do you like him?'.What is the meaning of this question and when do we use it.Thank you in advance.

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    Re: Question on the use of the word 'how'

    Mr. Smith is my teacher
    Really? How do you like him?
    He is nice but gives too much homework.


    The "how" asks for more explanation

    How did that happen?
    How much is it?
    How do you do?
    How did you pay for that?

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    Re: Question on the use of the word 'how'

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    Mr. Smith is my teacher
    Really? How do you like him?
    He is nice but gives too much homework.


    The "how" asks for more explanation

    How did that happen?
    How much is it?
    How do you do?
    How did you pay for that?
    thanks a lot for your help. you really helped me.

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