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06:22 Jun 30, 2000
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
English term or phrase: I\'m fine, how are you?
for e.g. answering a friend who's asked you how you were.
jessica
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Summary of answers provided
naMir geht's gut ..und selbst? (informal)
Dagmar Gove
naGeht so. Und Dir? - Danke, mir geht's gut. Und Dir? - Danke der Nachfrage. Und Ihnen?MargitH
naEs geht mir gut, und Dir? or Mir geht es gut, und Dir?
Elinor Thomas
naheh... Ich bin ok - this is acceptableTadej Gregorcic
naMir geht's gut, wie geht's Dir?
Dierk Seeburg
naanother URL
Dierk Seeburg
naIch bin in Ordnung, und wie geht es dir?Tadej Gregorcic


  

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4 mins
Ich bin in Ordnung, und wie geht es dir?


Explanation:
or Ich bin OK, und du?
(I'm fine, and you?)

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Tadej Gregorcic
Native speaker of: Native in SlovenianSlovenian
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12 mins
Mir geht's gut, wie geht's Dir?


Explanation:
I have to disagree with the previous poster: Ich bin OK means that I'm acceptable. Here, to be well or fine means gutgehen as in to be in good health or spirits.


    Reference: http://dict.leo.org/?search=wie+geht%27s&lang=en
Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 00:48
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15 mins
another URL


Explanation:
just a quick URL to add to my previous post


    Reference: http://www.iee.et.tu-dresden.de/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/wernerr/sear...
Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 00:48
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19 mins
heh... Ich bin ok - this is acceptable


Explanation:
as this is clearly an informal letter
the sentence "Ich bin ok" is acceptable
(used often in informal speech)

Tadej Gregorcic
Native speaker of: Native in SlovenianSlovenian
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29 mins
Es geht mir gut, und Dir? or Mir geht es gut, und Dir?


Explanation:
Any of them is correct.
Good luck!

Elinor Thomas
Local time: 04:48
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Native speaker of: Spanish
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37 mins
Mir geht's gut ..und selbst? (informal)


Explanation:
alternatives:

Mir geht's okay, wie geht's Dir? (very informal)
Mir geht es gut, und Dir? (informal)
Danke, mir geht es gut. Wie geht es Ihnen? (formal)

I agree with Dierk - and wouldn't use "ich bin okay"



Dagmar Gove
Local time: 07:48
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2 hrs
Geht so. Und Dir? - Danke, mir geht's gut. Und Dir? - Danke der Nachfrage. Und Ihnen?


Explanation:
I'd use the first one if you're feeling alright but not great and for an informal exchange with a friend/relative. The second one is more neutral if you are on "Du" terms with the person. The third one is also an option; it's more formal.

MargitH
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Jul 22, 2015 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
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