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Dan
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I need your help About how to answer the greeting in English.

 " how are you?"  "what's up?"  " how are you doing ?"      “how are you going?"  . How to anwer them?  

If someone ask me " how are you?" i often say " I am fine, thanks , and you?"   . Do the other greeting ways need "and you?" to ask back?

Thanks.

Feb 2, 2015 2:26 AM
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how are you? "I'm great how are you?"

 

"what's up?" "not much" etc etc

" how are you doing ?" "I'm fine, how have you been?"

“how are you going?"<---- this is not grammatically correct. It should be: --->>

How has it been going? "It's been going great" or It's been horrible, etc etc

 

February 2, 2015

Here are some natural/native responses that I feel are common.

 

How are you? - Good, how are you?

 

What's up? - Not much, you?

 

How are you doing? I'm doing well. How about yourself?

 

How's it going? It goes. How's it going with you

February 2, 2015

"How are you going?" is a very common greeting in Australia and New Zealand. The nothing wrong about it, it's just not common in the UK and the US. You can respond to it the same way you'd respond to "How are you?".

February 2, 2015

Wow - nice use of colors, Jerry!

February 2, 2015

 

  At the minimum, you can smile and say, "Hey."

February 2, 2015
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Dan
Language Skills
Chinese (Mandarin), English, Korean
Learning Language
English, Korean