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What is the correct or usual way to respond to Brazilian greetings?

I've been greeted with Como vaí, E aí, and Como está but I'm not sure what the proper or common response is.

For learning: Portuguese
Base language: English
Category: Language


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    Estou bem, obrigado(a). E você?

    usually speak (informal forms):
    1) E aí, beleza?
    2) E aí, tudo bem ?
    3) Beleza?
    4) Como vc tá?

    in English would be like "Hey, what's up?"

    the answer may be the tractional you've likely learned.. like: "Estou bem", "Mais ou menos", "Estou mal" etc.

    So... "como vai?" and "como está?" have the same meaning: "How are you?"
    In Portuguese it's usual to answer these questions with "beleza", or "tudo bem, e você?"... it's kinda like in English.
    "E aí" is the Brazilian version of "What's up?" haha, then you can answer like Denis said "Estou bem", "Mais ou menos", (...), "Não tão bem"...

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