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    #1

    You can eat it how you like.

    Does this mean like 'you can eat it however much you like'? (I don't know if this sentence makes sense, but I am sure you will understand what I mean)

    Thank you in advance:)

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    #2

    Re: You can eat it how you like.

    Do you mean the quantity eaten or the manner in which it is eaten?

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    Re: You can eat it how you like.

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Do you mean the quantity eaten or the manner in which it is eaten?
    In other words, zzang, we need context.

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    #4

    Re: You can eat it how you like.

    Quote Originally Posted by zzang418lee View Post
    Does this mean like 'you can eat it however much you like'? (I don't know if this sentence makes sense, but I am sure you will understand what I mean)

    Thank you in advance:)
    Delete "it".

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    Re: You can eat it how you like.

    I'm sorry but there was no context from the beginning. I am reading 'Pracital English Usage' by Swan, and the sentence 'you can eat it how you like' is on page 469. It adds, 'Question-word clauses can act not only as objects, but also as subjects, complements or adverbials. This structure is often rather informal.'
    I would appreciate it if you explain to me what the sentence means. Thank you:)

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    #6

    Re: You can eat it how you like.

    It helps if you copy the phrase correctly. You said above "eat it however much you like" which makes no sense.

    "You can eat it how you like" still needs context. The basic idea is that you can decide for yourself. Maybe it means you can eat the food with your hands, or with a knife or fork. Maybe it means they are serving burgers and they have a wide array of condiments and you put what you like on your burger.

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    Re: You can eat it how you like.

    Thanks a lot:)

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