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how's it going?

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

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Contributor: Matt Errey