how about something

how about something
how about (someone/something) I am surprised by someone or something.

How about that guy who was arrested for riding his bicycle on the expressway?

Usage notes: usually intended to get someone to say what they think

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • how about — (something/doing something) I suggest this. “What time should I pick you up?” “How about five o clock?” How about going for a drink after work? …   New idioms dictionary

  • how about someone — how about (someone/something) I am surprised by someone or something. How about that guy who was arrested for riding his bicycle on the expressway? Usage notes: usually intended to get someone to say what they think …   New idioms dictionary

  • how about — (someone/something) I am surprised by someone or something. How about that guy who was arrested for riding his bicycle on the expressway? Usage notes: usually intended to get someone to say what they think …   New idioms dictionary

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  • how about — 1) will you have something or will you agree to something How about some coffee before we go to work? 2) what is to be done about something We can t use her computer but how about one of the other staff members? 3) how do you feel about/think… …   Idioms and examples

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