how are you keeping

Definition of how are you keeping

British

  1. —used to ask if someone feels good, bad, happy, well, etc. How are you keeping, Jill?” “Oh, pretty well, thanks.”

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in what manner or way

    :  for what reason :  why

    :  with what meaning :  to what effect

  1. :  the way or manner in which

    :  the state or condition in which

    :  that

  1. :  a question about manner or method

    :  manner, method

  1. :  the one or ones being addressed — compare thee, thou, ye, your, yours

    :  one

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  1. :  conformity

    :  the act of one that keeps: such as

    :  custody, maintenance


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