Exclamations using How and What
To express admiration or/and surprise in English we can use How and What (a/an). But how do we use them?
How smart he is! , How lazy you are!
How carefully she drives!
What is followed by adjective+ noun.
If the noun is uncountable or a plural noun we use:
What +(adjective) + noun:
What good weather!
(not what a good weather)
What beautiful earrings!
(not what a colourful earrings)
If the noun is a singular countable noun we use:
What + a + (adjective) + noun:
What a terrible mistake it was to tell her the secret.
What a funny joke!
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