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    What is the story now?

    Person A: John just changed his mind and he doesn't decide to go or not.
    Person B: Let me know once he makes up his mind.

    A few days later.

    Person B: What is the story now?
    Person A: John already decided to go.

    Can I use 'What is the story now?' as the dialogue above?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 23-Jul-2015 at 15:40. Reason: Fixing typo

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    #2

    Re: what is the sotry now

    Do you mean 'story'?

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    #3

    Re: what is the sotry now

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    Do you mean 'story'?
    Yes, I corrected it. Sorry for my typo.

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    #4

    Re: what is the sotry now

    The typo remains unchanged below.
    Quote Originally Posted by jokaec1 View Post
    'What is the sotry now?'
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: what is the sotry now

    But the typo is on the last line of your post rather than in the title.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: what is the sotry now

    Is it OK to say 'How is the matter now?'
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    #7

    Re: what is the sotry now

    No, Matthew — that's worse than 'What's the story now?'

    B is more likely to say 'Has John made his mind up yet?'

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    #8

    Re: what is the sotry now

    I would say 'What's the latest news?', but I am not a teacher.

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    #9

    Re: what is the sotry now

    Informally, you might also hear "What's up with X?" or "What's the deal with X?" as well, although those are mostly colloquial uses only.

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    #10

    Re: what is the sotry now

    How about 'Any updates on XXX?'

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