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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  26/MAI/2013 5:14 PM
Assunto:  weather
Mensagem:   Good question!
 Many people would say both are the same, at least they might be answered the same way.
 Others advocates it "How´s the weather" is shorter, thus less formal (and syntactically less demanding, thus a more likely choice to a native).  Yet, a native might have a more "elastic" choice of words...

  Still, other will say that How´s the weather may be the one you would have less specifics (in the answer), like in the following examples:
     How's the weather?
     It's good.

   What's the weather like?
   It's good. It's really sunny and hot but nice and cool at night.

  How's the weather?
   It's terrible.

 What's the weather like?
 Awful. It's been raining all day and they're talking about snow tomorrow.

  So "What´s the weather like?"
  would have a more lenghty reply.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
weather  –  Katiana  25/MAI/2013, 10:45 PM
 weather  –  PPAULO  26/MAI/2013, 5:14 PM
weather  –  Katiana  26/MAI/2013, 6:57 PM
weather  –  Dale / USA  26/MAI/2013, 10:27 PM

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