How're things?

How are things (with you)?

How are you? An informal greeting. Hey, great to see you again! How are things? Hi Murray, how're things with you?
See also: how, thing
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How're things (with you)?

Inf. a greeting inquiry. Sally: How are you? Bill: Fine. How are things? Bill: How are things going? Mary: Fine. How are things with you?
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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