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    Question how's it going!

    Hi,

    Today, I saw a message subject as "how's it going!",

    What does "how's it going!" mean?

    Thanks.

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    Default Re: how's it going!

    How is everything? How do you do? What's up? What's happening? How are you feeling?

    It's an informal greeting.

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    Default Re: how's it going!

    It's presumably an expression that first arose among German immmigrants to the USA, who wanted a familiar translation in English of their native Wie geht es? (literally 'How is it going?'). Now though it's widely used in many countries where English is spoken.

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    Last edited by BobK; 20-Feb-2010 at 15:29. Reason: Addded last sentence

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