Don’t answer ‘What’s up’ by saying ‘I am fine’. This is not correct.
Hey guys. It’s Shane from English Understood here.
‘What’s up’ is one of the most common greetings that you will hear native English speakers use. So what does ‘What’s up’ actually mean?
‘What’s up’ means ‘What is up’ but this question is not talking about anything that is up.
‘What’s up’ means ‘What is happening now’. Is anything interesting or exciting happening now or around this time?
There are thousands of different ways to answer ‘What’s up’. Here are three common answers.
Not much. You?
Nothing much. Yourself?
Nothing exciting. What about you?
Now in some situations, you may want to say what is happening right now. For example, ‘I just got home from work.’
I’m going to see my friend.
I’m just about to go to sleep.
And finally, in some situations, if someone says ‘What’s up’ to you, you can simply say ‘What’s up’ back to them. What’s up? What’s up?
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