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How are you? in German πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ

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How are you? Wie geht es dir?
How to say “How are you?” in German? “Wie geht es dir?”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “Wie geht es dir?” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on How are you? in German like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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The German sentence “Wie geht es dir?” translates to “How are you?” in English. The sentence is formed with three main components: the interrogative word “wie” (how), the verb “geht” (goes), which is the third person singular present tense of “gehen” (to go), and the reflexive pronoun “dir” (to you), which is the dative form of “du” (you).

To remember “Wie geht es dir?” you can associate the words with their English counterparts “how goes it to you?” which is a more literal but less common way to ask how someone is doing in English. The structure of the question in German might seem more formal because of the reflexive pronoun, but it’s a standard way to ask someone about their well-being.

Here are some alternative ways to say “How are you?” in German:

1. “Wie geht’s?” – A shorter, more casual version of “Wie geht es dir?”
2. “Wie geht es Ihnen?” – The formal version of “How are you?” using the formal “you” (Ihnen).
3. “Wie steht’s?” or “Wie steht es?” – Infrequently used, colloquial way to ask “How are things standing?”
4. “Wie lΓ€uft’s?” – A casual way to ask “How’s it going?”
5. “Alles in Ordnung?” – Literally means “Everything in order?”, as in “Is everything okay?”
6. “Alles gut?” – A very casual way to say “All good?”

Responses can vary depending on how you are feeling, here are some common responses:

– “Mir geht es gut, danke!” (I am doing well, thank you!)
– “Es geht mir so lala.” (I am doing so-so.)
– “Nicht so gut.” (Not so good.)
– “Sehr gut, danke!” (Very well, thank you!)
– “Es kΓΆnnte besser sein.” (It could be better.)

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