Could somebody explain it to me: where is an 'are' in the sentence

"You doing ok?"

I find this example in some American cartoon, along with the other examples where auxiliary verb is not in place.


It is possible in an informal talk where the purpose is to convey the message and not prove your grammar skills! It's known as ellipsis.

the omission of a word or words necessary for complete grammatical construction but understood in the context (Ex.: “if possible” for “if it is possible”)

However, MW says that even after using ellipsis, the sentence should be grammatically complete!

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