How are you? VS How are you doing? VS How do you do?

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About greetings, when to use How are you? How are you doing? How do you do?
What are the differences?

  • Cagey

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    Here are a couple of threads to begin with:

    Copyright's link leads to many more.

    Notice that 'How do you do?' has a special use, different from that of the other two.
    See our dictionary's definition of
    How do you do?.
    sentence substitute
    Also: how do?, how d'ye do? a formal greeting said by people who are being introduced to each other or are meeting for the first time

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