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how's that?

This page is about the conversational phrase how's that?.

Meaning: You can use this to ask if something's all right.

For example:

  • "How's that?" he asked after adjusting the volume. "Just a little bit louder," I replied.

  • After he'd cut my hair, he gave me the mirror and said "How's that? Short enough yet?"

Quick Quiz:

I showed her the photo and said "How's that?" She said,

a. "Yes, that's the one."

b. "That's your car."

c. "That's fine."

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Contributor: Matt Errey