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    Default What's up

    Dear Teachers,

    Please let me know the meaning of the sentences below :

    - What’s up ?
    - How are you doing ?
    - How’s it going ?
    - How have you been ?


    And please let me know the answers for the questions above.

    Thanks a lot and hope to receive your reply ASAP.

    Best regards.

    Nam Steven.

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    Default Re: What's up

    They all have a similar meaning to 'How are you', though the first can also mean 'What's wrong'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    They all have a similar meaning to 'How are you', though the first can also mean 'What's wrong'.
    Don't we respond to "what's up?" by saying "not much" or "same old, same old"---instead of saying "I'm good/fine/ok"(assuming you're doing good) for the rest of them?

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