How's the world treating you?

How's the world (been) treating you?

How are you? How is everything in your life? (Said as an informal greeting.) Hey, John, great to see you again! How's the world been treating you? Hi Murray, how's the world treating you?
See also: treat, world
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How's the world (been) treating you?

Inf. How are you? Hi, Jane. How's the world treating you? How's the world been treating you, Bill?
See also: treat, world
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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If someone asked "How's the world treating you?" she would be using the whole to describe a part (or the genus to describe the species.)