Is "how to" in these context(questions) correct?

  1. How to go to {somewhere}?

  2. How do you/I go {somewhere}?

  3. How to get {something}?

  4. How do you/I get {something}?

And what about "what to"

  1. What to do in {some certain situation}?

  2. What do you/I do in {some certain situation}?

  3. What to do?

  4. What do I do?

Are these correct or not.

Could help me with how to use "How to" and "What to" and the rule behind these, please.

  1. How to go to England? (when you know the name of a certain place and use it for the first time in a conversation, not necessarily first mention needed though)
  2. How to go there? (when you have previously mentioned about the place, use a pronoun to refer it.)
  1. How did y'all/you all go to England?
  2. How did y'all/you all go there?

How to get {something/that thing}? (usage is correct)

  1. How will you get that thing? (indicating future action)
  2. How did y'all/you all get that thing? (indicating past action)
  3. How do you get that thing? (indicating present action)

What to do in {some certain situation}? (correct usage)

  1. What do y'all/you all do in {certain situation}? (correct usage - indicates present time)
  • Alternatives
  1. What will y'all/you all do in {certain situation}? (correct usage - indicates future time)
  2. What did y'all/you all do in that situation? (correct usage - indicates past time)

What to do? (this sounds like a title, a rhetorical question, or a line of a song, but the usage is correct)

What do I do? (correct usage)

  • How did you'll is definitely wrong! Anyway, the OP didn't ask about the past tense. How to... is not a standard way of asking a question, although in some contexts it could be an implied question - see the link in my previous comment. Nov 21 '20 at 17:40
  • Oh my my, it is not the correct abbreviation that I used. Let me edit it. I shouldn't have used abbreviations in the first place. Thanks @KateBunting Nov 21 '20 at 17:42
  • @KateBunting Yes, I did check that link. But it is very natural way of questioning, isn't it? I have heard a lot of How to questions in my life. Is that completely wrong? Nov 21 '20 at 17:50
  • It isn't natural in my (British) English - certainly not as a direct question in ordinary conversation. Nov 21 '20 at 17:54
  • Thank you very much @DhanishthaGhosh and @ KateBunting for the answer and the link. But according to the answers to the question in that link, "how to" in a question usage is not correct. Would anyone shed some more light? Thank you.
    – Guri
    Nov 22 '20 at 5:45

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