how\ about\ that

how\ about\ that
• how about that
• what about that
informal
An expression of surprise, congratulation, or praise.

When Jack heard of his brother's promotion, he exclaimed, "How about that!"

Bill won the scholarship! What about that!


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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