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When we ask about well-being when we meet other people, is this the correct usage:

How is everyone at home?

or are there any other ways to address this when talking to a person via email or face-to-face?

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How is everyone at home? is a polite, acceptable way to ask about how the other person's family and household is doing. You could also ask directly:

How is your family?

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Informally, "How is everyone?" works fine if you're familiar enough with the person's family as not to require clarification.

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How is everyone at home? is just fine, though there are a few other ways of putting it:

For example, How is everyone holding up? which is more informal, and friendlier.

Also, in informal/spoken english, people usually reduce the How is to How's.

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