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What is the difference between "How do you do?" and "How are you?"?

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is it means I can answer on the question "How do you do" so "I'm fine!"?

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    “How do you do?” is a very formal greeting. It means "hello".

    Hello, how are you? is also a formal greeting, but much more common.

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