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GeogeHalin

How are you in Paris?

Hello members!I'm writing a script for a play. I'm confused about the usage of the phrase "How are you [in a Place]?I think normally, say if we have a friend traveling in Paris, and we call him to find out how he's doing. We normally say "How are you?" instead of "How are you in Paris?" Right?But if I'm writing a script. It's the first scene where two people are on the stage, I think we could say "How are you in Paris" to make the message that one of the character is in Paris and the other is asking how he is.Do you agree?Thank you for answering! 

3 answers answer to the question How are you in Paris?

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MattiasNYC updated 15 March 2014
It sounds a little odd to my ears, but I don't see how it would be grammatically incorrect.It may be besides the point (of the forum) but I would probably simply rephrase the question to something along the lines of "How do you like Paris?", or "How is Paris treating you?". It would allow for the person to answer how he likes the city but he could also make it more personal, for example "I like it. I feel great being here.", or "It's dirty and the food is awful. I feel miserable (being here).". 
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Parla updated 15 March 2014
If both characters are on stage at the same time and one is in Paris, I would assume that the other is in Paris, too. If you're telephoning someone who's in Paris and you're somewhere else, Mattias's questions (post #2) would do nicely. 
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bulilia updated 27 December
I think you are looking for an expression like 'How is it going in Paris?', or "How are the things going in Paris?" or something like that for your character. So I would suggest you to replace the phrase 'How are you in Paris' with one of these given above as it sounds a bit weird to my ear although as regards grammatical structure, it is quite faultless.
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