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    #1

    HOW or WHAT

    Which alternatives is/are correct?



    a. What a good flower!
    b. What good flower!
    c. How good flower!
    d. How a good flower!

    I would choose a. Is there any possibility for d?

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    #2

    Re: HOW or WHAT

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Which alternatives is/are correct?



    a. What a good flower!
    b. What good flower!
    c. How good flower!
    d. How a good flower!

    I would choose a. Is there any possibility for d?
    I'm not a teacher, but I know that 'What' is correct.

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    #3

    Re: HOW or WHAT

    Some English teachers claim that we can use HOW in this sense too ! I want to know that is it really common or not.

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    #4

    Re: HOW or WHAT

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Some English teachers claim that we can use HOW in this sense too ! I want to know that is it really common or not.
    You can find more information here
    Difference Between How and What | Difference Between | How vs What

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    #5

    Re: HOW or WHAT

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post

    I would choose a. Correct
    Is there any possibility for d?
    No
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    #6

    Re: HOW or WHAT

    What about this example. Is this correct?

    How beautiful are the flowers !

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    #7

    Re: HOW or WHAT

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    What about this example. Is this correct?

    How beautiful are the flowers !
    I think "How beautiful flowers they are" is more correct

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    #8

    Re: HOW or WHAT

    Quote Originally Posted by englishlearner77 View Post
    I think "How beautiful flowers they are" is more correct
    No, it isn't. That would require "What".

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    #9

    Re: HOW or WHAT

    I thought so. But, this is Micheal Swan's example. He says it's correct !!!!

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    #10

    Re: HOW or WHAT

    You're right

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