Asking About Health

When we meet people we know, we often ask politely about their health or their general situation.

Some expressions commonly used are given below.

  • How are you?
  • How are you today?
  • What’s wrong with you?
  • What’s the matter with you?
  • Are you all right?
  • Are you not feeling well?
  • How is it going?

Formal answers are:

  • Very well, thank you. And you?
  • Fine, thank you.

Informal answers are:

  • Fine, thanks.
  • Not too bad.
  • OK
  • All right.
  • I am tired.
  • I have got a cold.
  • I feel quite better today.
  • I have a slight headache.
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Manjusha Nambiar

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