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How can I get from here to Oxford Street?
‘We have to get out of this place.’ ‘Yes, but how?’
Louis is the only person who understands how the system works.
How they ever made a profit is an absolute mystery.
Would you show me how to send an email?
Just tell me how the story ends.
How did she react when you mentioned my name?
How does the new program differ from the old one?
I don’t see how this crisis is any worse than the one we had last year.
‘How do you like your coffee?’ ‘Just a little milk, please.’
Cut her hair short if that’s how she wants it.
How you look is not so important in radio broadcasting.
I hate how my voice sounds on tape.
I wonder how far we’ve walked today.
How old is your sister?
I soon realized how difficult my job was going to be.
I know how much time is wasted on unnecessary tasks.
How many grandchildren do you have now?
How was school today?
How’s life in the army?
How did your driving test go?
‘Cindy seems to have a problem with men.’ ‘And how!’
How about dinner tonight?
How about Friday evening? Would that be convenient?
How about joining us for a game of bridge?
How about Philip? Is he coming too?
I’m having coffee. How about you?
How about computer skills? Have you had any special training?
So I’m going to be your new boss. How about that?
‘How are you doing, Bill?’ ‘Oh, pretty well.’
‘How are things?’ ‘Much the same as usual.’
‘Hi, Jenny, how are you?’ ‘I’m fine, thanks. How about you?’
How can anyone believe such nonsense?
How could you be so cruel?
How come you’re not at work today?
‘If the dam is built, a lot of people will suffer.’ ‘How so?’
The papers are all here ready for you to sign. How’s that for efficiency?
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