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    A question about asking one's job..

    "What is he?" means that "what does he do for a living?"?

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    Re: A question about asking one's job..

    Yeah,you're right

    some other ways of asking one's job is:
    1.what's your occupation
    2.what's your job
    3.what do you do for a living

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    Re: A question about asking one's job..

    Quote Originally Posted by juliana0403
    "What is he?" means that "what does he do for a living?"?

    What does he do? He is a teacher.

    How is he? He is still ill but I am sure he will be ok in about two or three days.


    Regards,

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    Re: A question about asking one's job..

    Quote Originally Posted by juliana0403
    "What is he?" means that "what does he do for a living?"?
    It depends upon the context of the conversation, but yes, sometimes "what is he?" can sometimes be used to ask what he does for a living. For example, you're at a party, pointing out people in a crowd to a companion. "The tall guy is Fred, he's a dentist. That blonde lady is Sheila, she's a teacher. And the real skinny guy is Larry."
    "What is he?"
    "Larry? He's a chef."

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