Use of What, Who, How, Lesson 16

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Use of What

  • what 1Q. What do you want?
  • A. A glass of milk.
  • Q. What are you writing?
  • A. A letter.
  • Q. What do you want to say?
  • A. Nothing.
  • Q. What’s your name?
  • A. Mohammed Khalid.
  • Q. What’syour father?
  • A. He’s an editor.
  • Q. What’s your mother?
  • A. She is a housewife.
  • Q. What are you doing these days?
  • A. Studying.
  • Q. What haveyou seen in Agra?
  • A. The Tai Mahal.
  • Q. What did you write to your father?
  • A. About my result.
  • Q. What was she doing in Mumbai?
  • A. She was teaching in a primary school.
  • Q. What do you intend doing after passing High School?
  • A. I  w’ll study further.

Use of Who

  • WhoQ. Who are you?
  • A. I am a businessman.
  • Q. Who are they?
  • A. They are my relatives.
  • Q. Who sang the song?
  • A. Leta did.
  • Q. Who will go to the market?
  • A. I will.
  • Q. Who can do this work?
  • A. Ahmad can.
  • Q. Whom does she want to meet?
  • A. Her mother.
  • Q. Who is the owner of this house?
  • A. My father.

Use of How

  • how copyQ. How does he go to school?
  • A. By bus.
  • Q. How is your father?
  • A. He’s not well.
  • How did you go to Shimla?
  • A. By train.
  • Q. How was your health in Shimla?
  • A. I was perfectly alright there.
  • Q. How was the weather there?
  • A. It was quite cold.
  • Q. How old is your son?
  • A. He’s twelve.
  • Q. How far is Murree from here?
  • A. About six kilometres.
  • Q. How are you feeling now?
  • A. A much better.


  • What do you say?
  • What did you say?
  • What had you said?
  • What is this?
  • What was that?
  • I do not know what you say.
  • I do not remember what you said.
  • I do not remember what you had said.
  • Tell me, what this is.
  • Tell me, what that was.


  • I do not knovv who he is.
  • Tell me whom you want.
  • Tell me whose book that was.
  • I do not know how old you are.
  • Tell me how she knew.
  • You did not say whom you had promised.
  • Who is he?
  • Whom do you want?
  • Whose book was that?
  • How old are you?
  • How did she know?
  • Whom had you promised?

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