Which is correct:
"How it works " or "how does it works"?

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How it works

This phrase is correct and commonly used in English.

This phrase is used to inquire about the functioning or operation of something.


  • Can you explain to me how it works?
  • I don't understand how it works.

how does it works

This phrase is incorrect in English. 'Does' should not be used with 'works' in this context.


  • how does it work?
  • how it works?
The correct phrase is 'how it works.' The second phrase 'how does it works?' is incorrect because 'does' should not be used with 'works' in this context.

Last updated: March 19, 2024

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