how do you do

idiom

formal
: hello
used especially when one is first introduced to someone
How do you do, Miss Smith?

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“How do you do.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/how%20do%20you%20do. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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