1. A: How are you doing?
B: I'm doing fine/OK/pretty well/great/super/terrific/so-so. 或: Not bad. /The same as ever. /I can't complain too much. (我不能太抱怨。/還不錯。)
B: Terrible. I've had a headache all morning.
2. A: How's it going? B: Fine. /Pretty good.
A: How's everything with you/going？
B: Well, I'm still alive and kicking. /So far so good.
3. A: How've you been? (你近來怎么樣？)
B: All right. 或: Not much lately.
4. A: How are things with you/going? B: Great.
或: I'm just taking one day at a time. (我只是過一天算一天。)
5. A: What's happening?
A: What's happening with you these days?
B: Nothing much. (沒什么。)
6. A: What's new?/What's up?
B: Not much. / Nothing in particular. / Nothing special.
7. A: Anything interesting happening?
8. A: How are you (are they/is she /is he) getting along?
B: Keeping busy. Yourself?
9. A: How do you feel today? B: I feel like a new man.
還有兩個特別地道的問候是*What's going on? 和*What are you up to? 都表示"你在忙些什么？"，在美國電影中常聽到。
l Are you making progress?
l Did you sleep soundly last night.
l Have you gotten over your cold?
l How come you look so tired?
l Why are you in such a good mood?
l I just stopped by to say hello.
l What a pleasant surprise running into you.
l I'm glad I ran into you. Where have you been hiding lately?
l I've been thinking about you lately. Let's talk over coffee.
l You're just the man I want to see.
l I haven't seen you for ages/in years/for a long time.
l It's nice to see you again. Have you changed jobs?
l How was your trip to New York?
l What has kept you so busy?