how are you? | how are you doing?
This page is about the conversational phrase how are you? | how are you doing?
You can use this to greet somebody you already know.
- "Hi, how are you?"
"Great. And you?"
- "How're you doing, Don?"
"Laura! How are you? Haven't seen you for ages."
1. Usually used as a general greeting that doesn't require a detailed reply
2. Also "How're you going?" (informal Australian English)
Saying "How are you?" or "How are you doing?" is like saying
Contributor: Matt Errey