I.how [Brit haʊ, Am haʊ]AVVCONGWhen how is used as a question word meaning in what way? or by what means? ( how did you get here?, how will you do it?) it is almost always translated by comment: comment es-tu arrivé ici?; comment le feras-tu? When how is used as a conjunction meaning the way in which it is often translated by comment: I don't know how they did it = je ne sais pas comment ils l'ont fait; tell me how you make a curry = dis-moi comment on fait un curry. When how is used as a conjunction meaning that it is almost always translated by que: he told me how he had stolen the money = il m'a dit qu'il avait volé l'argent; it's amazing how they survived = c'est étonnant qu'ils aient survécu. For more examples and particular usages see below.
I.in [ɪn]PREPIn is often used after verbs in English ( join in, tuck in, result in, write in etc.). For translations, consult the appropriate verb entry ( join in, tuck in, result, write etc.). If you have doubts about how to translate a phrase or expression beginning with in ( in a huff, in business, in trouble etc.) you should consult the appropriate noun entry ( huff, business, trouble etc.). This dictionary contains Usage Notes on such topics as age, countries, dates, islands, months, towns and cities etc. Many of these use the preposition in. For the index to these notes . For examples of the above and particular functions and uses of in, see the entry below.