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What Does "¿Qué tal?" Mean in English?

What Does "¿Qué tal?" Mean in English?

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¿Qué tal?  = What's up? or How are you? or How's it going?

¡Hola! ¿Qué tal? - Todo bien. ¿Y tú?
Hi! How's it going? - Everything's good. What about you?
 
¿Qué tal, amigo? - Aquí nomás. ¿Cómo andas?
What's up, buddy? - I'm just hanging around. How are you?
 

¿Qué tal? can also be used to ask how something was/went or to get someone's opinion on something.

¿Fuiste al cine anoche? ¿Qué tal?
You went to the movies last night? How was it?
 
¿Qué tal esta foto? - No me gusta. Te ves muy cabezón.
What do you think of this picture? - I don't like it. Your head looks huge.
 
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