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  1. Odessa Dawn's Avatar
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    #1

    I am not bad.

    If I were asked how are you, would it be correct to say I am not bad?


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    #2

    Re: I am not bad.

    You would probably be more likely to simply hear "Not bad" or "Can't complain".

    PS: Personally, I only answer that way in jest. I prefer to say "I'm fine" or "Very well", followed by "thank you", "thanks" or "thank you, and you?"
    Last edited by charliedeut; 04-Mar-2014 at 23:03.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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