how would you like

Definition of how would you like

1 used to express one's feeling that someone has behaved wrongly
  • She left without saying a word to me. How would you like being ignored that way?
2 used in a sarcastic way to make a threat
  • "You're an idiot!" "How would you like a punch in the nose?!"

Word by Word Definitions

how play
  1. : in what manner or way

  2. : for what reason : why

  3. : with what meaning : to what effect

  1. : the way or manner in which

  2. : that

  3. : however, as

  1. : a question about manner or method

  2. : manner, method

would play
  1. : past tense of will

  2. : wished, desired

  3. : wish for : want

you play
  1. : the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

  2. : one


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