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    #1

    hi

    i want to know means of what"s up?

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    #2

    Re: hi

    It means "How is it going?" or "How are you?"

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    #3

    Re: hi

    Hello, anvitajaiswal.
    It really depends on the context, I think.
    Please see here (up (adjective) definition #5): Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary
    I hope the link will help you out.

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    #4

    Re: hi

    Quote Originally Posted by anvitajaiswal View Post
    I want would like [it's more polite to ask this way] to know means of what"s up?the meaning of 'what's up?'/ what 'what's up?' means.
    charliedeut
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: hi

    Quote Originally Posted by joyce6 View Post
    It means "How is it going?" or "How are you?"
    That appears to be common in AmE. In BrE it more often means, depending on context "What's happening", "What's the problem?"

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    #6

    Re: hi

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    That appears to be common in AmE. In BrE it more often means, depending on context "What's happening", "What's the problem?"
    Though the 'How's it going?' meaning is becoming more common in BrE.

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