how about that?

how about that?
how about that?/how do you like that?/spoken phrase
used when you are referring to something that is very surprising, annoying, or exciting

So I’m going to be your new boss. How about that?

Thesaurus: ways of saying that you are surprised or shockedsynonym
Main entry: how

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • how\ about\ that — • how about that • what about that informal An expression of surprise, congratulation, or praise. When Jack heard of his brother s promotion, he exclaimed, How about that! Bill won the scholarship! What about that! …   Словарь американских идиом

  • how about that — that is interesting, you don t say    How about that! We ran ten kilometres! …   English idioms

  • how about that — or[what about that] {informal} An expression of surprise, congratulation, or praise. * /When Jack heard of his brother s promotion, he exclaimed, How about that! / * /Bill won the scholarship! What about that!/ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • how about that — or[what about that] {informal} An expression of surprise, congratulation, or praise. * /When Jack heard of his brother s promotion, he exclaimed, How about that! / * /Bill won the scholarship! What about that!/ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • 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 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

  • 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 — phrasal : what do you say to or think of how about a game of tennis : would you like to have how about some more pie or give how about a couple of dollars until payday or agree to well, how about it, are you coming * * * I see how I …   Useful english dictionary

  • what\ about\ that — • how about that • what about that informal An expression of surprise, congratulation, or praise. When Jack heard of his brother s promotion, he exclaimed, How about that! Bill won the scholarship! What about that! …   Словарь американских идиом

  • how does that grab you — how do you feel about that?    A holiday in Greece how does that grab you? …   English idioms

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