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๐Ÿ˜„ ๐Ÿ˜ž ๐Ÿ˜ณ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜’ ๐Ÿ˜Ž ๐Ÿ˜  ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜… ๐Ÿ˜œ ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜ญ ๐Ÿ˜‡ ๐Ÿ˜ด ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿ˜ˆ โค๏ธ๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Friday at 10:01 AM
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Hi Katie,


Thank you for your comment.


You are right: "schlecht" means bad in English.

Example: Der Film ist schlecht. - The movie is bad.


The question "Wie geht es dir?" is a standing expression and

in this case schlecht can take on the meaning of "sick", but not only that.

Above, the most common meaning has been used, but "Mir geht es schlecht" can also mean:

I lost my job. My house burned down. etc.

As for using this in a formal situation: I personally wouldn't even use

this sentence with a good friend just like that, because I might make

my friend feel bad too, but I would certainly never say this to a person

I only know on a professional or formal level. ๐Ÿ˜‰


If you have any further questions, please donโ€™t hesitate to contact us again.


Kind regards,

Reinhard

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Katie
Tuesday at 08:33 PM
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I thought schlecht meant bad, not sick. Iโ€™ve heard people say โ€œnicht schlechtโ€ meaning not bad. Also shouldnโ€™t this be in the formal form too? I donโ€™t know a soul in Germany and donโ€™t know when I would use the familiar form.

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Hello Diogo,


Thank you for taking part in our blog here.

Both questions are correct and it only depends

on who you talk to.

"Wie geht es Ihnen?" is the formal version. "Wie geht es Dir?"

is casual and used with people you usually address with "Du"

(friends and family).


If you have any further questions, please let us know.


Kind regards,

Reinhard

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Diogo
Sunday at 07:43 AM
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Hallo! Wie geht es ihnen? Or should I say Wie geht es dir? Iยดm confused.

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Thursday at 11:33 PM
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Hallo JT,


Vielen Dank fรผr deinen Kommentar. Das freut mich ?!


Viele GrรผรŸe

Anne

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Thursday at 06:04 AM
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Hello Khuram,


Thank you for posting ?.


Sincerely,

Anne

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Monday at 06:44 AM
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Hello Anirudh,


Thank you very much for posting.

Let me correct one little mistake:

"Vielen Dank! Und Sie? Wie geht es Ihnen ?" should be "Vielen Dank! Und Ihnen? Wie geht es Ihnen?"

In both sentences you need the dative form "Ihnen".


Don't hesitate to ask, if you have questions.


Sincerely,


Anne

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JT
Wednesday at 06:47 AM
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mir geht's gut

Khuram
Sunday at 09:54 PM
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Thanks to learn the German language

Anirudh
Thursday at 03:20 PM
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Guten Tag ,


Vielen Dank ! Und Sie ? Wie geht es Ihnen ?