How are things (with you)?

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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: