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    How or What

    I would like to ask which sentence is correct to describe the look of the rabbit:

    1. How does the rabbit look like?
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    2. What does the rabbit look like?

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    Question Re: How or What

    I think both are correct but to me the 1st one sounds good. Because it means, by what description you describe this creature?

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    I think both are correct gramatically but to me the first sentence sounds good. Because it means by what description you describe this creature?

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    Re: How or What

    Quote Originally Posted by Fame View Post
    I would like to ask which sentence is correct to describe the look of the rabbit:

    1. How does the rabbit look like?
    or
    2. What does the rabbit look like?
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    Last edited by 2006; 26-May-2008 at 05:42.

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    I want to be clear about correct use of 'how'. See the sentences

    How about my new suite? How does it look like, isn’t it beautiful?

    Is it incorrect to say - How does it looklike?



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    Re: How or What

    Quote Originally Posted by Manas Ranjan Mallick View Post
    I want to be clear about correct use of 'how'. See the sentences

    How about my new suite? How does it look like, isnít it beautiful?

    Is it incorrect to say - How does it looklike?


    I believe when we ask a question like "How does it....?" we expect an answer like "It's good/bad.....".

    But when we ask "What" we actually want to know it's description, whether it's good or bad.
    I wonder if others think the same.

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    Re: How or What

    Quote Originally Posted by Manas Ranjan Mallick View Post
    I want to be clear about correct use of 'how'. See the sentences

    How about my new suite? How does it look like, isnít it beautiful?

    Is it incorrect to say - How does it looklike?


    I think you'd better ask" How does it suit me?" We usually say" What does it look like?"

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