how's that

how's that
how's that /how-zatˈ/ (cricket; sometimes written howzatˈ)
The appeal of the fielding side to the umpire to give the batsman out
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Main Entry:how

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how's that (again)
informal :what
— used to request that something be repeated or explained again

How's that? [=what did you say?] I didn't hear you.

I don't understand. How's that again?

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Main Entry:how

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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