Nathália, professora brasileira de inglês, disse o seguinte:
"From what I´ve learned teaching English, and what I´ve seen in most books, the difference is that we use WHAT ABOUT + noun, and HOW ABOUT + verb. It´s a pretty simple explanation, but that´s how it´s being taught in schools in Brazil."
Marido: "How about we go see a movie?"
Esposa com cinco bebês: "What about the babies? I have to breastfeed them every half hour."
Marido: "Oh my gosh, I had forgotten about them."
Amigo1: “How about spending the weekend in Pindamonhangaba?”
Amigo2: “But what about my cancer treatment on Saturday?”
Amigo1: "Omigosh, can't you take the hospital you do it in with you?"