how are you doing?

how are you doing?
how are things/how’s it going/how are you doing/? spoken phrase
used for asking someone about their progress or their general situation

‘How are you doing, Bill?’ ‘Oh, pretty well.’

‘How are things?’ ‘Much the same as usual.’

Thesaurus: ways of asking questions and making requestshyponym to ask a question or questionssynonym
Main entry: how

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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