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    Meanings

    i just want to know meanings of
    where have you been?
    where the hell have you been?
    how have you been?

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    Re: Meanings

    They're all the same, just different ways to ask. The second question would be considered slang and is not considerate or polite.

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    Re: Meanings

    Quote Originally Posted by sanaumair View Post
    i just want to know meanings of
    where have you been?
    where the hell have you been?
    how have you been?
    "Where have you been" is asking about location. "How have you been" is asking about condition, health, mood etc.

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