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    Which is better?

    Hi there,
    If I'd like to ask about a student's academic performance at school, which of the following expressions is better? Please help me with the answer. Thank you.
    (A) A:How are you in the junior high school? B: Not bad.
    (B) A: How do you do in the junior high school? B: Very well.

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    Re: Which is better?

    Quote Originally Posted by lisa666 View Post
    Hi there,
    If I'd like to ask about a student's academic performance at school, which of the following expressions is better? Please help me with the answer. Thank you.
    (A) A:How are you in the junior high school? B: Not bad.
    (B) A: How do you do in the junior high school? B: Very well.
    Neither is very natural. "How are you doing/getting on in junior high school?" would be better.

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    Re: Which is better?

    Hi bhaisahab
    Thank you for your help. May I ask for another favor? Please tell me the possible answers to the question " How are you doing in junior high school?" Thank you.

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    Re: Which is better?

    Quote Originally Posted by lisa666 View Post
    Hi bhaisahab
    Thank you for your help. May I ask for another favor? Please tell me the possible answers to the question " How are you doing in junior high school?" Thank you.
    BrE responses:

    (I'm doing/getting on) OK
    (I'm doing/getting on) All right.
    Fine, thanks.
    So far, so good.
    I dunno. alright, spose.
    (I don't know. All right, I suppose)

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