HOW COME? & WHY?

HOW COME? It means ‘‘why” in a informal way. (something happened or reasons)

EXPRESSION FOR CONVERSATION: HOW COME?

  • ”Why” is formal. (writing or speanking);
  • ”How come” is informal. (speaking).

e.g.          How come + subject + verb + object ?

How come I am not the president? (informal) = Why am I not the president? (formal);

i.e.           Why + verb + subject + obeject ? 

Why did you arrive yesterday? (formal) = How come you arrived yesterday? (informal). 

 

 

 

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