Correct Grammar

Is the statement: "I do fine" correct?

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Nov 11, 2010
"I do fine"
by: Ola Zur

Wow, that's a short question :) and it has a short answer. I do fine isn't 100% correct, but it is close. Let me explain:

"Do" in this case would mean something like "how things are going for you."

And "fine" is an adverb, so it can describe "do."

The whole sentence would mean something like "I am progressing well or things are working out."

However, "I'm doing fine" or "I'm fine" are two correct ways to say this.

Ola Zur is the editor of, an illustrated guide to English.

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