Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "About"

The meaning of "About" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does ”say what you will about...” mean?
A: it's your opinion or disagreeing (not agreeing with) with a point like "say what you will about icecream, BUT my favorite desert is cake" or "say what you will about Tom, BUT he is a good guy"
Q: What does How about you ? mean?
A: It means "and you?" Maybe the same as "あなたは?"

For example:
"I'm going to the party. How about you?" meaning "Are you going too?"
Q: What does How about mean?
A: uma das traduções é: que tal
mas acho que tem outras traduções.
espero que eu tenha ajudado 💜
Q: What does how about there mean?
A: Algo como "o que você acha dali?"

Por exemplo, você está numa praia e procura um lugar pra colocar seu guarda-sol e sua canga, pra sentar-se e tomar um sol, daí alguém sugere, "que tal lá?" (How about there?).

Ou, outro exemplo, você está em um carro com alguém que está procurando uma vaga pra estacionar. Daí vê uma vaga e sugere, "que tal ali?".
Q: What does how about no. mean?
A: Um engraçado e sarcástico nao.

Which is my beginner Portuguese attempt to say.

"A funny or sarcastic way of saying no."

Example sentences using "About"

Q: Please show me example sentences with how about that as .....
A: @Garciadanieltsr Oh I see. This is a good phrase to learn.

How about that as an idea?
And
How about that idea?
... mean the same thing.



How about that ______? can have two meanings.

1. What do you think of ______?

How about that idea? What do you think of that idea? Is it good? Is it smart etc.? What's your opinion?

2. "I think this is important or great, don't you agree?"
In other words, even though it sounds like a question, actually the person is making a statement that something is significant or wonderful.

A: How about that idea? It's a great idea in my opinion. You agree with me, right?


You only know if it's meaning #1 or #2 by the context.


And you can use the phrase for anything.
How about that car?
How about that horse?
How about that guy?
Q: Please show me example sentences with
and you?
how about you
what about you .
A: I'm fine and you?
I'm from Portugal, what about you?
I'm feeling pretty good, how about you?
I'm 18, and you?
Q: Please show me example sentences with how about.
A: It is used when suggesting something. For example :"what should we do tonight?" "How about going to the cinema?"
Q: Please show me example sentences with how about.
A: "I am bored I want to do something" "how about going to a karaoke?"
Q: Please show me example sentences with How about.
A: How about is used when making a suggestion. it is used in the form of a question. some examples include: what time so you want to meet? how about 10 o clock? where do you want to go? how about the park?

Synonyms of "About" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between what about you? and how about you? ?
A: They are pretty much the same, just depends on how the user wants to use it. But sometimes you can use them in different sentences.
Example 1: I just came to the store to buy some fruit, what about you?
Example 2: I'm doing great today, how about you?
Q: What is the difference between how about and what about ?
A: "How about" is asking how the listener is feeling about an idea or concept.
"What about" is asking the listeners opinion on something or an activity to do.
e.g " How about we go to the park for lunch"
"What about Jesse, do you like her?
Q: What is the difference between How about you? and What about you? ?
A: 同じですね。。
Q: What is the difference between what about and how about ?
A: They mean the same. What about we go to the movies tomorrow night? How about we go to the movies tomorrow night?
Q: What is the difference between "what about" and "how about" ?
A: Personal opinion..."what about + noun" and "how about + sentence". For example, "What about the dog? Who's going to take care of him?" And "How about we all go to Vegas for the weekend?"

Translations of "About"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how about you
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? How about you?
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how about you ??
A: I may have an accent who knows
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how about you とwhat about you の違いはなに?
A: 大した違いはないと思います。私なら両方も使います。
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how about
A: It's used to make a suggestion, so
"How about we go to the park?"
"How about we eat potatoes instead?"

Other questions about "About"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce How about you?.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: I'fine, how about you? Does this sound natural?
A: I'm fine, how about you?
Sounds good!
A little slow. But with practice you will speak at a normal pace. :)
Q: How about runing? Does this sound natural?
A: Buts its running not runing
Q: 1. how about you?
2. what about you? Does this sound natural?
A: Both of them are natural!
Q: How about there? Does this sound natural?
A: yeah it sounds natural

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