怎么着

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Pronunciation[edit]

Phrase[edit]

怎么着

  1. (informal) Used to serve as a substitute for a verb phrase or a noun phrase; what, how, whatever
    你想怎么着?
    Nǐ xiǎng zěnmezhe?
    What do you want? / What do you want to do?
    不管怎么着, 都不要开门!
    Bùguǎn zěnmezhe, dōu bùyào kāi mén!
    No matter what happens, don't open the door!

Usage notes[edit]

  • 着 is often pronounced as zhāo in casual conversations.