how come
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how come(
hau
 
kuhm
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
a. cómo es que
How come you threw away your lunch?¿Cómo es que botaste tu almuerzo?
b. por qué
How come you quit your job?¿Por qué dejaste tu trabajo?
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