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    #1

    ''how'' or ''what''?

    People often underline - ''how'' or ''what'' - a big significance in their lives have their families.
    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: ''how'' or ''what''?

    I'm not sure what you mean by "underline" here.

    People often say how significant their families are in their lives.
    People often talk about the significance of their families in their lives.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: ''how'' or ''what''?

    By ''underline'' I mean ''emphasise''.

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    #4

    Re: ''how'' or ''what''?

    "People often say how big an influence their families are."
    "People often say what a big influence their families are."

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