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    Default "How are you doing?" and "How's it going?" are Amr Eng?

    Hi Everybody,

    "How are you doing ?" and "How's it going ?" are American English? Or they also would be used in British English?

    WYH

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    Quote Originally Posted by Williamyh View Post
    Hi Everybody,

    "How are you doing ?" and "How's it going ?" are American English? Or they also would be used in British English?

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    They are used widely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    They are used widely.
    I see. Are these greetings originally coming from US? By the way, how to answer these greetings? Fine or good or anything? Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Williamyh View Post
    I see. Are these greetings originally coming from US? By the way, how to answer these greetings? Fine or good or anything? Thanks.
    Fine, good, not bad ...
    No, they aren't particularly American. Most European languages use a cognate form of this:
    Comment ca va?
    Come stai?
    Wie gehts?

    How are you going, How is it going, How's things ...?

    [Apologies for lack of accents]

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