Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
how /hau/
  • phó từ
    • thế nào, như thế nào; sao, ra sao, làm sao
      • he doesn't know how to behave: hắn không biết xử sự thế nào
      • how comes it? how is it?: sao, sự thể ra sao? sao lại ra như vậy?
      • how now?: sao, thế là thế nào?
      • how so?: sao lại như thế được?
      • how is it that...?: làm sao mà...?, làm thế nào mà...?
    • bao nhiêu; giá bao nhiêu
      • how old is he?: hắn bao nhiêu tuổi?
      • how much (many)?: bao nhiêu?
      • how long?: dài bao nhiêu? bao lâu?
      • how are eggs today?: hôm nay trứng giá bao nhiêu?
    • làm sao, biết bao, xiếc bao, biết bao nhiêu, sao mà... đến thế
      • how beautiful!: sao mà đẹp thế! thật là đẹp biết bao!
    • rằng, là
      • he told us how he had got a job: anh a nói với chúng tôi rằng anh ta đã kiếm được một công việc làm
    • như, theo cái cách
      • do it how you can: anh làm việc đó như anh có thể; hây làm việc đó theo như cái cách mà anh có thể làm được
    • and how!
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng), ((thường)(mỉa mai)) sao, mà có hơn thế nhiều nữa chứ!
    • here's how!
      • (xem) here
    • how are you!
      • how do you do!
        • how d'ye do?
          • anh có khoẻ không (câu hỏi thăm khi gặp nhau)
        • how the deuce (devil, dickens)...
          • how on earth...
            • quái quỷ thế nào mà..., làm thế quái nào mà...
          • how is that for high (queer, a surprise)?
            • sao mà lạ thế?, sao mà lại kỳ quái thế?
          • how much?
            • (từ lóng) cái quái gì?, cái đếch gì?
          • he plays the saxtuba - Plays the how much?: nó biết thổi kèn xactuba biết thổi cái đếch gì
        • danh từ
          • cách làm, phương pháp làm
            • the how of it: cách làm cái đó
Concise Dictionary
adv. in what way?, in what manner?, by what means?; to what extent?
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adverb
1 in what way or manner: How does it work? + He did not know how he ought to behave. + I'll show you how to load the software. + 'Her behaviour was very odd.' 'How so?' + It's funny how (= that) people always remember him. + Do you remember how (= that) the kids always loved going there? + How ever did you get here so quickly?
Compare: HOWEVER
2 used to ask about sb's health: How are you? + How are you feeling now?
3 used to ask whether sth is successful or enjoyable: How was your trip? + How did they play?
4 used before an adjective or adverb to ask about the amount, degree, etc. of sth, or about sb's age: How often do you go swimming? + I didn't know how much to bring. + How much are those earrings (= What do they cost)? + How many people were there? + How old is she?
5 used to express surprise, pleasure, etc: How kind of you to help! + How he wished he had been there!
6 in any way in which
Synonym: HOWEVER
I'll dress how I like in my own house!
Idioms: how can / could you! (spoken) used to show that you strongly disapprove of sb's behaviour or are very surprised by it: Ben! How could you? After all they've done for us! + Ugh! How can you eat that stuff?
how come? (spoken) used to ask the reason for sth: 'I think you owe me some money.' 'How come?'
how do you do (becoming old-fashioned) used as a formal greeting when you meet sb for the first time. The usual reply is also How do you do?
how's that? (spoken)
1 used to ask the reason for sth: 'I left work early today.' 'How's that (= Why)?'
2 used when asking sb's opinion of sth: I'll tuck your sheets in for you. How's that? Comfortable? + Two o'clock on the dot! How's that for punctuality!

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