how

how [haυ]
1. adv
1) inter. как?, каки́м о́бразом?;

how did you do it? как вы э́то сде́лали?

;

how comes it?, how come?, how is it? разг. как э́то получа́ется?, почему́ так выхо́дит?

;

how so? как так?

2) inter. ско́лько?;

how old is he? ско́лько ему́ лет?

;

how much is milk? ско́лько сто́ит молоко́?

3) conj. что;

tell him how to do it расскажи́(те) ему́, как э́то де́лать

;

ask him how he does it спроси́(те) его́, как он э́то де́лает

4) emph. как!;

how funny! как смешно́!; как стра́нно!

and how! амер. ещё бы!; о́чень да́же (часто ирон.)

;

how do you do? здра́вствуйте!; как пожива́ете?

;

how are you? как пожива́ете?

;

how about...? как насчёт...?

;

how about going for a walk? не пойти́ ли нам погуля́ть?

;

it was a swell party, and how! вот э́то была́ вечери́нка!

;

here's how! (за) ва́ше здоро́вье!

2. n разг. спо́соб, ме́тод;

the how of it как э́то де́лается


Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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