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General greetings and inquiries

    How's it going?

    How's everything?

    How's life?

    (This means "How are you?"
    "Where are you going?")

Asking about present activities

    What's up?

    What's happening?

    (What are you doing now?)

Asking and telling about recent events

    What's new?

    Guess what?

    (What interesting has happened since I last saw you?)

    (I want to tell you something. Ask me about it.)
    (The appropriate response to this is "What?")

    A: Guess what?

    A: I just got a new job.

    B: What?

    B: Congratulations!

Bringing up a serious topic

    Can I talk to you for a minute?

    Do you have a minute?

    Got a minute?

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written by alli, December 19, 2009
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I am mr farah I stey in uk last 4yrs and I want to speak good english but now
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written by Fathi, October 01, 2014
My name is Fathi. I am from Libya
I would like to improve my English language, especially, listen and speaking. i am live in Huddersfield in UK from January 2014. so i am looking for about some one he or she can help me. we can get a coffee and talking about some things, also we can visit some places in UK.

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