38. How… どう
Let’s look at ways of using どう dou .
|どう です か？
dou desu ka?
How is (it)?[Use this for asking how something is (food, a movie, current state of mind)]
どう でした か？
dou deshita ka?
How was (it)?[Use this to find out about past experiences – movie, last night’s date, the molded pizza you just ate…]
How do you do it?[Ask this when you are not sure how to do something]
どう しました か？
dou shimashita ka?
What happened?[Ask this if someone looks sad or something has happened]
What shall (I or we) do?[This is often used when you can’t make a decision and want help… doushiyou, ne!]
どう する の？
dou suru no?
What will you do?[When you want to encourage someone to make a decision — Well, what will you do?]