how's it going?

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase how's it going?

Meaning

This is used as an informal or casual greeting, esp. among young people.

For example

  • "Hey, how's it going?"
    "Pretty good. You?"

  • "Hey bro, how's it going?"
    "All good, bro. What's up?"

Quick Quiz

If someone says "How's it going?", they've probably just

a. met a friend

b. heard a joke

c. made a mess

Contributor: Matt Errey