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what's it like? | what's he/she like?

This page is about the conversational phrase what's it like? | what's he/she like?

Meaning

You can say this if you want someone to describe something or someone.

For example

  • "We visited the Taj Mahal."
    "Wow! So what's it like? Is it as beautiful as they say?"

  • "How about your new boss? What's she like?"
    "She's very nice."

Quick Quiz

Anna said, "What's he like?" and Sophie said,

a. "I didn't ask him."

b. "He's really cute!"

c. "He likes movies."

Contributor: Matt Errey