COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
describe how/why/what etc
▪ It’s difficult to describe how I feel.
How are you off for (=do you have enough?)
▪ How are you off for sports equipment?
▪ How could anyone possibly do such a thing?
How did...know (=how did he find information about)
▪ How did he know our names?
How do you know (=what makes you sure)
▪ How do you know he won’t do it again?
How do you mean (=used to ask someone to explain what they have just said)
▪ ‘In three hours’ time, I’ll be a free man.‘ ’How do you mean?'
How do you spell
▪ How do you spell ‘juice’?
How does that sound (=used to ask someone what they think of your suggestion)
▪ I’ll come over to Richmond and take you out for dinner. How does that sound?
how extraordinary!British Englishspoken (= used to express surprise)
▪ How far do those old, outdated laws affect today’s legislation?
How heavy (=how much does it weigh?)
▪ How heavy is the parcel ?
▪ How high is the Eiffel Tower?
▪ How long will it take to get there?
▪ How long is your garden?
how much better/nicer/easier etc
▪ I was surprised to see how much better she was looking.
▪ How much better life would be if we returned to the values of the past!
how much more/longer/further
▪ How much longer do we have to wait?
▪ How much further is it?
how much older/smaller etc
▪ She kept weighing herself to see how much heavier she was getting.
how much...is worth
▪ Do you know how much the ring is worth?
▪ Do you know how much it weighs?
▪ How often do you see your parents?
how old is …?
▪ ‘How old is your daughter?’ ‘She’s ten.’
how shall I/we put it? (=used before saying something in an indirect or polite way)
▪ Mr Lewis is now – how shall we put it? – hardly the influence he once was.
▪ How soon can you finish the report?
▪ How tall is that building?
How would you like (=would you like)
▪ How would you like to spend the summer in Italy?
▪ You know how much I care about you.
▪ I think you have to accept the pain, however much it hurts.
How...like (=how much do you like it)
▪ How do you like living in London ?
Isn’t it strange how
▪ Isn’t it strange how animals seem to sense danger?
it is debatable whether/how etc
▪ It’s debatable whether this book is as good as her last.
▪ Whether the object was used for rituals is highly debatable.
It’s amazing how
▪ It’s amazing how often you see drivers using mobile phones.
It’s funny how
▪ It’s funny how you remember the words of songs, even ones you don’t really like.
It’s incredible how much
▪ It’s incredible how much Tom has changed since he met Sally.
see how it goes/see how things go (=used when you are going to do something and will deal with problems if they happen)
▪ I don’t know. We’ll just have to see how it goes on Sunday.
see how it goes/see how things go (=used when you are going to do something and will deal with problems if they happen)
▪ I don’t know. We’ll just have to see how it goes on Sunday.
the legend tells how
▪ The legend tells how the King of Troy offended Poseidon, the sea god.
what/how/who etc the fuck
▪ What the fuck do you think you’re doing?
where/how do things stand? (=used to ask what is happening in a situation)
▪ Where do things stand in terms of the budget?
where/how/who etc the heck
▪ Where the heck are we?
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
▪ The outcome showed both how near and how far Bohr had been with his improvising stab at reality.
▪ It helps her remember how far things have come.
▪ Iron deficiency anaemia - how far to investigate?
▪ And how far back can the Neanderthal lineage be traced?
▪ This would allow direct measurement of how far senescence in the original population had been caused by accumulation of partially recessive mutations.
▪ Nomatterwhere we go in space, nor how far back in time, we find power.
▪ This all went to show just how far Quigley had slipped since I Testified.
▪ She looked suspiciously and said how far, how long etc.
▪ Everyone was so encouraged, once we'd done one part and realised how good it looked.
▪ When we succeed, we talk about how good things are today.
▪ I am well aware of my hon. Friend's constituency interest as I visited that company and know how good it is.
▪ No matter how good things are, we cycle into difficult times.
▪ Something I should have mentioned earlier is just how good gold prospecting is as a family hobby.
▪ Just how good can it be?
▪ If the 420SE is this good, how good is its replacement going to be?
▪ The best part is when they talked about the Celtics and how good they once were.
▪ Apart from not knowing how long to sub-let the space for, there are other considerations that dictate a company's strategy.
▪ Again, this depends on what you are looking for and how long you plan to stay.
▪ The 1990s then will provide the proof of just exactly how long term the effects of privatisation will be.
▪ An analysis of how long it will take for all HIV-infected cells to die off.
▪ They'd been friends for some time when I first knew them but I didn't realise how long.
▪ The key question, of course, was just how long would that disintegration take?
▪ There was the main staircase she had climbed with Clive a while - how long? - ago.
▪ I sat down to write, but it is hard to tell for how long.
▪ Everyone knew the story of how old man Reynolds had come up from nothing to be a landowner.
▪ The myth of philanthropy is quickly discredited by a realistic look at how older people lead their lives.
▪ I asked Nakki how old she was.
▪ I had forgotten how old I was until the accursed Purves and Noakes popped up to remind me.
▪ She gives her half-laugh and tells me she doesn't know how old people generally are when they get married.
▪ That was to stop him asking nosy questions, like how old you was.
▪ The people I used to hang around with were much older than me anyway, they never knew how old I was.
▪ They asked how we linked words with objects.
▪ If the provider has a single connection to the outside world, ask how often it fails and the length of downtime.
▪ While in Bactria, Zhang saw trade goods from Sichuan and asked how they had come there.
▪ When asked how his constituents were dealing with the crisis, freshman Rep.
▪ And now everyone is wandering around asking how to live.
▪ Look for interactive care, she says, and ask how they discipline children.
▪ He asked how much the Drugs Squad knew about them.
▪ Astonished, she asked how the company could charge so little.
▪ For example, let us consider how we would set about studying levels of violence in residential establishments for children.
▪ Nowhere, unfortunately, does Dobson consider how baiting fits into the cycle of violence itself.
▪ We considered how much we, ourselves, hold on to an eternally-caring-for-others role.
▪ She has imagined what that would do to Karen and has considered how the other players would take it.
▪ Following this, we shall consider how to detect the right generic strategy.
▪ One challenge for local law societies is to consider how to serve all these different customers effectively.
▪ Take time to consider how the rest of your relationship is shaping up.
▪ We will consider how the term fairness is used in an adjudicative context.
▪ Role A: Teacher. Decide how you feel about this.
▪ Who decides how resources and goods will be distributed?
▪ The authors of reports and memoranda are now expected to decide how what they have written should appear to the reader.
▪ They decided how much of their services the customers needed and at what price.
▪ It is for the chief ambulance officer of each area ambulance service to decide how best to match those standards.
▪ Try to decide how friction works in the example.
▪ The first problem is to decide how the available packages should be evaluated and by whom.
▪ Who gave them the privilege not of working but of deciding how to?
▪ Again, this demonstrates how market imperfections may change the conclusions.
▪ She held them up to the light and spread her fingers inside to demonstrate how sheer they were.
▪ Second, they demonstrate how different presidential systems produce a trade-off between the principles of democratic efficiency and democratic representation.
▪ The event demonstrated how deeply seated were the suspicions of both sides, and how far apart their views.
▪ Here are some examples to demonstrate how badly some people write resumes.
▪ The long and varied history of the crinoids demonstrates how well the echinoderms have attacked the problems of filter-feeding.
▪ Dole spent much of the day trying to demonstrate how he has overhauled his campaign to conform to his populist message.
▪ No other word but redistribution describes how the money has flowed towards the poorest with a little taken from the top.
▪ Lenin declared in 1917, describing how the Bolsheviks planned to retain power.
▪ He has already described how Xerxes had admired and taken steps to preserve a beautiful plane-tree in Lydia.
▪ Siege Hours earlier Mr Thomas described how his world fell apart last Monday when he found the first signs of foot-and-mouth.
▪ Later, in his book Aromatherapie, he describes how he successfully treated several long-term psychiatric patients with essential oils.
▪ The poem then outlines the reasons for doing this, describing how the dead soldier always used to wake with the sun.
▪ I described how previous experience gave me the skills needed for the post. 12.
▪ The quality of the carers determines how sensitively and humanely it is administered.
▪ This determines how the pieces of steel meeting at that connection are joined together.
▪ Establish what services are expected to be provided. 3. Determine how these services will be provided efficiently and well.
▪ The physical strength of these bodies is a major factor in determining how hazardous they are.
▪ However, it is impossible to determine how this pattern is influenced by the known under-reporting of suicides.
▪ Long is trying to determine how much that hampered Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan as they searched for Howland.
▪ Factors such as temperature and acidity play a crucial role in determining how well the process works.
▪ Now you can determine how much time and money the project is going to take.
▪ Research may well be undertaken to discover how effective it is proving.
▪ When friends encountered him, they were shocked to discover how wracked by dysentery his body was.
▪ Similarly, it seeks to discover how efficient the competitive process is in weeding out relatively inefficient firms.
▪ But I discovered how much I had developed my own patterns, routines, and economies.
▪ It gratified him to discover how popular his singing was.
▪ Opinion takes a world of countries so much for granted, it is mildly shocking to discover how recent the concept is.
▪ For three hours he sat in the kitchen, discovering how boredom may alternate with terror, trying to stay bored.
▪ Geography was important because it would help the evolutionist to explain how populations were able to migrate and adapt to new locations.
▪ But don't expect me to explain how the brain does this.
▪ Sister Zoe explained how it would happen.
▪ Bob asks the questions then explains how the youngsters maintain his enthusiasm.
▪ The next chapter explains how to put these sections together with the rest of your document.
▪ It explained how he couldn't find switches and didn't know the layout very well.
▪ He never had a chance to explain how nationalism might have felt inconsistent with his faith.
▪ He survived but had forgotten how to live.
▪ I had forgotten how it was on the farm.
▪ But they forgot how time was-flying by, and suddenly Baba Yaga stood before them.
▪ I forget how to make the words come out of my mouth.
▪ Charles had forgotten how important these now were to the survival of a West End show.
▪ I learnt to forget how mentally and physically uncomfortable I was by forcing my attention outwards.
▪ He had forgotten how small London is.
▪ I had heard how lightly he dismissed the horrific offences of incestuous abuse.
▪ Returning missionaries spoke to large audiences who were eager to hear how their efforts elevated the heathen.
▪ I would like to have heard how your groups are developing and hopefully growing, and how you liked living in Paisley.
▪ I just wanted to hear how we were functioning.
▪ Then I heard how he lived hand to mouth in the Bronx, lobbying whom he could at the talking-shop.
▪ The premier's wife then sat Daniel Churchill on her lap to hear how he had battled against serious heart problems.
▪ Last week we heard how he taught with authority and concluded his teaching with an exorcism.
▪ They heard how Benstead of Meare, Somerset, spent thousands on brochures advertising the Poole-Bilbao service.
▪ These tactics illustrate how strategic behaviour can be used to consolidate existing market power.
▪ His case raises a number of issues about controversial speech and illustrates how one federal appeals court treated them.
▪ The experiment also illustrates how thoroughgoing one has to be in applying quantum mechanics.
▪ This outbreak illustrates how factors such as weather and demographic changes can affect the emergence of public health problems from infectious diseases.
▪ The intention is to illustrate how the conclusions regarding tax incidence may need to be modified when markets do not clear.
▪ In Fig. 6. 7 I have illustrated how this comes about.
▪ The relation is therefore a mechanism which illustrates how the labour market responds out of equilibrium.
▪ The actions of Tom, the head of a production unit, illustrate how self-oriented intents may override work-related objectives.
▪ You can imagine how frustrated I felt.
▪ I could not imagine how that was going to feel.
▪ It is not difficult to imagine how a disorder such as irritable bowel syndrome could affect a patient psychologically.
▪ You can imagine how loud a. 45 would be in a confined space.
▪ And imagine how much we can learn from them!
▪ For years and years, it warmed my soul to imagine how crushed he must have been.
▪ He could imagine how anxious she must have been, torn between two different kinds of loyalty.
▪ I imagined how our position looked from above.
▪ And I know how much the kids enjoy it.
▪ Lord knows how long we hang this way.
▪ Before you can begin to plan the layout of your shop, of course, you need to know how big it is.
▪ I do not know how Edna coped with her loss.
▪ This was one evil woman, no doubt about it, but she knew how to do it.
▪ Because-when I first heard the diagnosis of thought disorder, I know how devastating this is.
▪ At the time, it was the only way I knew how to deal with it.
▪ End users will need to know how and when to use the network.
▪ I learned how to put up wallpaper - I became quite expert at it!
▪ I suspect all doctors must learn how to turn charm on and off like a tap.
▪ If you do, it is time for you to learn how to select one.
▪ Self-advocacy requires training and support for inarticulate people to learn how to voice their needs and wishes.
▪ In Tampa, Fla., he posed with elementary school students learning how to run businesses.
▪ If you would like to reassess your life and learn how to use stress to your advantage, come along.
▪ I should have learned how to be careful.
▪ It does not really matter how you describe the style - Wimbledon, long ball, direct.
▪ No matter how much he tried to put it off, he already knew that it was going to happen this week.
▪ Seeing a bear like that is a magic moment no matter how many times you re-live it.
▪ No matter how good things are, we cycle into difficult times.
▪ It does not really matter how long or wide an aquarium is ... it is depth that gives water pressure.
▪ A deluge of medals somehow makes the effort look more meaningful, no matter how little valor accompanies it.
▪ It does not matter how many models the Fanatic spins through.
▪ No matter how much you argued and fought with each other, you always knew you could depend on the brothers.
▪ Perhaps it was too dark for Miriam to notice how Louise was taken aback by this remark, how she blushed.
▪ Similarly, a child with a visual-spatial difficulty may not easily notice how different building materials or action figures fit together.
▪ With satisfaction she noticed how her dear little hands were becoming calloused.
▪ Have you noticed how so many adverts for chocolate are aimed at girls?
▪ He noticed how much she had aged then, and he notices, now, that she has aged since.
▪ But Henry noticed how thin I was, and that I was laughing too much and could not sit still.
▪ Ever notice how they seem so much more creative than ours?
▪ It was then she realized how really serious this was.
▪ I had never realized how lovely they were, how kind, how unfailingly polite.
▪ Why hadn't she realized how hopeless she had become, how she had forgotten everything during those months of pregnancy?
▪ You don't realize how fond she is of you.
▪ I realize how much it takes to play this game and be successful at this game.
▪ Not until now have we realized how much we had missed birds.
▪ You realize how little you have in common.
▪ He liked to recall how bachelor officers and other ranks were all shaved in bed without being woken up in the process.
▪ At this moment it was difficult to recall how quiet, calm and determined she had been.
▪ Schiff said he could not recall how the panel settled on the $ 300, 000 figure.
▪ I can't even recall how I ended up with Derek - if that was his real name.
▪ Colton recalled how the proponents took their idea to the state historical commission in 1987 and received approval for the marker.
▪ Mary recalls how they were flat broke and almost living hand to mouth.
▪ They recalled how Fidel used baseball terms when he talked about operations.
▪ Also, should some one come across me, they would remember how the De Belving coffers have assisted Salamanca in its affliction.
▪ I remembered how I had nearly died that night when Shoshana had sent us to the private clinic to guard a corpse.
▪ She remembered how he had looked at her-awed, his eyes round in his face - and laughed, imagining it.
▪ Kip, remember how it went?
▪ He remembered how deep it was and how hard it was to break the earth.
▪ He remembered how disgusted he had been to see Carol, red-eyed from weeping, trying to coax Eunice up to bed.
▪ I remember how cold it was when we came down in the winter.
▪ I remembered how his skin felt beneath my nails.
▪ On the contrary, one sees how greater physical distance could well help to bring emotional relationships closer.
▪ He, more than anyone else, has seen how the Spiders have changed.
▪ Let us see how this has taken place.
▪ You can see how easily Liliane falls into the search.
▪ Thus the dentist can not see how fast it is spreading, if at all.
▪ They saw how often the first faint sparks of intelligence flickered and died in the cosmic night.
▪ They therefore look to social stratification to see how far it meets these functional prerequisites.
▪ Let us see how this comes about.
▪ Linda Watson examines how design has defined the female figure and shows how women have often suffered in the name of fashion.
▪ It is too important for such prophets to show how evil were the times and the people before the rescue began.
▪ Superimposed on this figure is the spiral pattern of Sga A West showing how the two are spatially related.
▪ We were shown how to summarize an opinion, argue with it, weave it into our own interpretations.
▪ It shows how really fragile he is at the moment, I suppose.
▪ She wanted very much to buy him something really fine, something to show how much she loved him.
▪ People rightly sound off about politics on television and the last two weeks have shown how sharp and articulate they are.
▪ An example showing how s673 would catch a back-to-back transaction in practice is set out below.
▪ Because shareholders can not tell how hard managers are exerting themselves on their behalf, managers have an incentive to shirk.
▪ Although it is difficult to tell how many vehicles have the looser belts, General Motors Corp.&038;.
▪ Colleagues wept as they told how she planned to meet up with a friend for a two-week walking holiday.
▪ It is too early to tell how good Jody is, how valuable she is to the program.
▪ And no-one can tell how well he's going.
▪ It is too early to tell how the bright idea may work in practice.
▪ He reanimated these bones but we are not told how he brought them to life.
▪ Today Cheryl tells how Michael Landon's constant vigil saved her life.
▪ We understand how deeply people can become attached to sacred objects.
▪ I understood how week after week he was all Clarisa needed.
▪ To understand how engineers are preparing for earthquakes, one needs to know a little about how buildings behave when shaken.
▪ I can understand how he assumed all that.
▪ I can't understand how it's happened.
▪ Nor had I ever understood how quickly babies developed through their phases.
▪ You will understand how exciting it was.
▪ Jessamy closed her eyes and wondered how she had lived without this sweet physical contact for so long.
▪ I wondered how easy it would be to hang yourself with your shoelaces.
▪ Gabby found herself wondering how Jane put up with them at all.
▪ It involves wondering how to use hard-won resources to achieve something meaningful.
▪ Some of those old guys are still around, shaking their heads, wondering how long this foolishness will continue.
▪ Female, she decided, then wondered how much editing had been done.
▪ I wonder how long my heart will suffer this.
PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
I don't know how to thank you/repay you
I don't know how/why etc
I hate to think what/how/where etc
▪ But take care of them, darling. I hate to think what we'd do if they had to be replaced.
I know (just/exactly) how you feel
▪ I have a sudden urge to touch her, to hold her, to tell her I know how she feels.
▪ I knew how he felt about me -- a short blind boy who hated leather basketballs.
▪ I know how he feels about me!
▪ I know how you feel about it ... You would rather wait - wait till we're married.
▪ I know how you feel, Doyle thought.
▪ I know how you feel, they're all or nothing.
▪ You ran a decent campaign, John, and I know how it feels to lose.
a bit of how's your father
any old how/way
▪ By this time nobody was paying any attention, just stamping round any old how.
▪ Go back to living in proper departments instead of any old how all over the place.
▪ Like you they want to dance-not just any old way but a la Alvin Ailey.
▪ The doctors and nurses knew too and just treated you any old way.
▪ There's some stand any old how, you'd be really ashamed of them.
▪ They've dropped things just any old how, he thought, listening to the distant chattering of the nomes.
how (are) you doing?
▪ Hiya George how are you doing?
▪ How are you doing on those?
▪ How you doing, Mr West?
▪ William Yes-hey, how you doing?
how are things going?/how's it going?/how goes it?
▪ "Hey, Al, how's it going?" "Fine."
how are you fixed for sth?
▪ Hey Mark, how are you fixed for cash?
how are you keeping?
▪ "I didn't even eat lunch today." "Really? How come?"
▪ "She's moving to Alaska." "How come?"
▪ How come the sky is blue?
▪ How come Tyler's still here?
▪ How come you got back so early?
▪ And those bushy eyebrows that resembled dark clouds on his horizon.-How come?
▪ How come he's asked us to spend all this money and not them?
▪ How come I can't make her happy, how come she can't make me happy?
▪ How come Mrs Wall-Eye know my name?
▪ How come the vast majority of the population appears to want to play make-believe?
▪ How come you never asked me what happened?
▪ Joey, how come you never sweet-talk me in person?
how dare you
▪ How dare you make fun of me like that!
▪ Because you sacked Jim, how dare you do it?
▪ But now it's: how dare anyone step on what I have vacuumed?
▪ Finally, Neville Marten, how dare you dismiss the guitar as a mere machine?
▪ First, how dare she assume that our main goal is to walk, without consulting us in the first place.
▪ Mr Lang, how dare you, sir!
▪ So how dare anyone criticise a true champion who has proved herself over and over again.
▪ Stuff for kissing and cooing over, side by side, here, in my house, how dare you?
▪ With intense anger, I repeat, how dare she cast a slur on my character?
how do/can you expect ...?
how does sth grab you?
▪ How does going to Hawaii for Christmas grab you?
▪ "How far is Newark?" "It's about 200 miles."
▪ Excuse me, how far is it to Times Square?
▪ How far is it to the nearest gas station?
▪ And how far back can the Neanderthal lineage be traced?
▪ But the question is just how far it can take him.
▪ It may be necessary to enquire how far her lust was excited, or if she experienced any enjoyment.
▪ She had played with that line before and probably, as a doctor, thought she knew how far she could go.
▪ The codes govern everything from how wide a driveway can be to how far back from the street something can be built.
▪ The question is, how far is down?
▪ We shall never succeed in reaching an agreement on how far back we must go.
▪ You can tell how cold it is by how far they fly before they crash.
how long is a piece of string?
▪ He wouldn't tell us how many girlfriends he'd had.
▪ How many cars do you have?
▪ How many of you can swim?
▪ It is not known how many of the people arrested in last Saturday's protests have been freed.
▪ And no matter how many times you revisit the place, it never gets better.
▪ At first, nobody could be sure how many there might be.
▪ But he never imagined how many people hungered for homes close to central Phoenix.
▪ He deftly explains how many seemingly pleasant private decisions lead to distinctly unpleasant public results, such as increased economic segregation.
▪ He refused to comment on how many other special forces soldiers were involved.
▪ Now imagine how many we come into contact with every day!
▪ There were people calling radio shows calculating how many wins it would take to reach the playoffs.
▪ When it comes to fashion just how many women do know what they want?
▪ By the way, how much does it cost to use the swimming pool?
▪ Do you realize how much trouble you caused?
▪ How much did your jeans cost?
▪ How much money do I owe you?
▪ How much nitrogen is there in the air?
▪ I'll get you some paint if you tell me how much you need.
▪ That's a beautiful rug -- how much did you pay for it?
▪ You received $50,000. How much of that money is still in your bank account?
▪ An on-screen gauge shows how much ink is left in each cartridge.
▪ Cast off a calculation determining how much space copy will take up when typeset.
▪ Everything gets registered by Mr Sorley so he knows how much work we've done and how much to bill the clients.
▪ I wondered how much this contributed to his aggression generally.
▪ Some things must be done before others, and this limits how much faster a multiprocessor computer can chug along.
▪ The High Court has also addressed the question of how much information such statements should contain.
▪ The problem is: how much of this picture can we trust?
▪ With a direct debit the person receiving payment tells your branch how much is due and when.
how should I know?/how am I to know?/how do I know?
how the other half lives
▪ High-ranking public officials should take the bus so they can see how the other half lives.
▪ Ye never knew how the other half lives!
how was I to know?/how did I know?
how would you like sth?
▪ How would you like a big plate of pancakes?
▪ If you were to have a new one delivered tomorrow, how would you like to learn how it works?
▪ Now, how would you like to eat tonight?
▪ Well, how would you like to take a case that lasts for at least four months?
▪ Hello Bill! How's tricks?
how/why should ... ?
it burns sb that/how etc
it cannot be otherwise/how can it be otherwise?
mind how you go
no matter how/whether/what etc
▪ Another 10 percent or so will vote Republican, no matter what.
▪ As devoted parents, they want to stand by their son no matter what happens.
▪ But inside the Forum, no matter how lopsided the talent levels, the setting alone made it great.
▪ But the algorithm is the same finite set of instructions no matter how big the numbers.
▪ My priority is to drive the business, bring in the revenue, no matter what it takes.
▪ The Universe is one organic whole, no matter how diverse and widely differing its manifold aspects may seem to be.
▪ Throughout the century, no matter what the current literary rage, Contemporary Romances have maintained a quiet, yet devoted audience.
not have a clue (where/why/how etc)
▪ After nine years of marriage to her I did not have a clue myself.
see/find out how the land lies
seeing as (how)
▪ And seeing as it was my brainchild, would you not say it was possibly the best commercial of all time?
▪ But, seeing as you won't tell me anything, I have to use other sources.
▪ I just slipped that in seeing as how you congratulated me on my history.
▪ I thought you might like that, seeing as you're so keen on birds and that.
▪ That seems believable, too, seeing as how he no longer can take out his frustrations on Sundays.
▪ The D-32 is very Martin D-28 in character - not surprising, seeing as that's what it basically is.
▪ This struck them as strange, seeing as how it was only just after four in the morning.
▪ Well, seeing as how you just lost one of your men, you might think about hiring some one to replace him.
there's no telling what/how etc
what/how about sb/sth
what/how etc the deuce ...?
what/how/where/who in God's name
▪ What in God's name is that noise?
what/how/why etc in heaven's name
what/how/why/where etc the hell?
▪ She admits there are no jobs and wonders what the hell she is doing.
▪ What the hell does the reaction matter if you want to do it?
▪ What the hell was he talking about?
▪ What the hell was she playing at?
▪ Where the hell have you been?
▪ Why the hell couldn't you have told us?
▪ Wondering what the hell he's up to.
what/why/how etc on earth ...?
why/how/who etc indeed?
▪ Actually science depends upon expert witnesses who indeed are not infallible.
▪ And why indeed should gamesmanship not exist in disabled sport when it is rife everywhere else?
▪ Meant especially for Prior Robert, I should hazard, who indeed thinks he chose her and ranks as her proprietor.
▪ The community service that is most interesting is by those who indeed are intellectually productive.
you have no idea (how/what etc)
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ How are the kids going to get home?
▪ How are you feeling this morning?
▪ How do I get to North Bend?
▪ How do I look in glasses?
▪ How do you get your CD player to work?
▪ How do you like the painting, Chuck?
▪ How do you turn the printer on?
▪ How does American English differ from British?
▪ How long are you going to be here?
▪ How many people does each cabin sleep?
▪ How much do they charge for a haircut?
▪ How should I dress for this job interview?
▪ How was your trip?
▪ Everyone was talking about how great the workshop was.
▪ Have you seen how incredibly messy Fong's room is?
▪ He was surprised at how bitter Sabina sounded.
▪ My dad's teaching me how to use email.
▪ She told me how to get to the Johnson's house.
▪ We don't know how she managed to escape.