How are things going?

How are things going?

1. How are you? An informal greeting. Hey, great to see you again! How are things going? Hi Murray, how're things going?
2. How is (something) proceeding or progressing? You're working on the Smith case, right? How are things going? How're things going with that report, Sarah? Can I expect it soon?
See also: how, thing
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How're things going?

Inf. a standard greeting inquiry. Bob: Hi, Fred! How're things going? Fred: Could be better. How's by you? Bill: How are things going? Mary: Fine, but I need to talk to you.
See also: thing
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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