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    'How's your flat?'

    Dear Teacher,

    Is it ok to ask 'How's your flat?' when I want someone to describe their flat?

    Is it not 'What's your flat like?' ?

    Or are both correct?

    Kind regards
    Iris

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    Re: 'How's your flat?'

    Quote Originally Posted by Iris I. View Post
    Dear Teacher,

    Is it OK to ask 'How's your flat?' when I want someone to describe their flat?

    Is it not 'What's your flat like?' ?

    Or are both correct?

    Kind regards
    Iris
    "What's your flat like?" is better but I'm sure that "How's your flat?" is used.

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    Re: 'How's your flat?'

    To me, "How's your flat?" has some idea of "How are you getting on in your flat?".

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    Re: 'How's your flat?'

    Or if something was previously wrong with the flat: 'How's your flat? Is the plastering finished yet?'

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    Thumbs up Re: 'How's your flat?'

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    Or if something was previously wrong with the flat: 'How's your flat? Is the plastering finished yet?'

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    I was thinking of a similar, yet more dramatic, context - How's your flat? Did the fire in the kitchen actually sweep through the whole of it?

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