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what are the common phrases used when some one asked "how is your life going on?".. i want the best answer for this question. please canyou answer question as soon as possible..

asked Apr 19 '13 at 13:14 sree New member

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Sentences begin with capital letters. The word 'I' is always capitalized.

You ask for multiple answers, but then say that you want the best. 'The best' can only be one, and that is subjective. What is the best for you may not be the best for me.

Your example, 'How is your life going?', is more than adequate to ask someone how their life is going. Whether it is the best or not, I can't really say.

link answered Apr 19 '13 at 13:34 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

What is the best in your opinion?

sreeApr 22 '13 at 13:17

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First of all, NO ONE asks "How is your life going on?" so please delete that one from your list.  Common greeting questions that are natural would include:  How are you, How have you been, What's new, How's life, How's tricks, What's been going on?  It is important to understand that the How questions must initially be answered by a qualitative word like great, good, not bad, etc., and that the What questions should not be, and are instead typically answered with a quantitative word like not much.  Example:  (1) How have you been? / Great, thanks. I got a new job last week.  (2) What's been going on? / Quite a lot, actually.  Last week I got a new job.

link answered Apr 19 '13 at 13:38 Shawn Mooney Expert

I have to disagree, Shawn. I have asked and been asked, "How's your life going?" Asked in this way, a real answer is usually expected. Questions like "How's tricks" and "What's new?" are usually rhetorical.

Lewis NeidhardtApr 19 '13 at 13:44

Lewis, that is not what Sree wrote in the original post - she wrote "How is your life going ON?" -- which you have to agree is incorrect.

Shawn MooneyApr 19 '13 at 14:11

Thanks for valuable suggestions given by both of you. Can you give me the meaning of tricks (How's tricks) and also rhetorical?

sreeApr 22 '13 at 13:10

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