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How do you formally say what is your name?
In a formal setting, it is best to say something like this (while smiling and extending your hand, if appropriate): “Hello, my name is Joseph Biotech. It is a pleasure to meet you.
What is your name vs what was your name?
On first communication with a person “WHAT IS YOUR NAME?” is correct and polite, whereas on first communication “WHAT WAS YOUR NAME?” presents as rude, ignorant and assuming there was a name change at some time.
What did you say your name was meaning?
The speaker wants to know your name because they forgot. In this example, “now” is like saying “so.” So what did you say your name was? = Now what did you say your name was?
Do we say my name is or my names are?
1. “My name is” is singular while “My names are” is plural. When stating your name, you’re talking about one person which is you. Therefore, you must use a singular verb ‘is’ to introduce yourself as opposed to a plural verb ‘are’.
Is BTW formal?
It is informal. I would say even the full written form ‘by the way’ is informal.
When to use what was your name?
“What was your name?” should only be used when asking a person what a previous name of theirs is. If you have not given your name to someone or they don’t remember what you said the proper question to ask is “May I have your name please?”.
How do you respond when someone says your name?
The most common answer to what’s up is “I am fine, thank you, what about you?” The person who is asking this is enquiring about your well being at that very moment.
What is your good name meaning?
“your good name” is used in several phrases where it actually means “your reputation.”
Do you use is or are with two names?
When deciding whether to use is or are, look at whether the noun is plural or singular. If the noun is singular, use is. If it is plural or there is more than one noun, use are.
Can we use are with name?
So, here you can use “are.” My names are Wilbert Brown, Martin Thomas, and Andrew Welch. My real name is Wilbert Brown. Martin Thomas is my “pen” name I use in writing fiction novels, and Andrew Welch is a business name I use occasionally.
Is it correct to say,’You Please Say Your Name?
If not, once you have introduced yourself, you may politely ask that person’s name, like so – “May I ask your name?” The above is polite, but very formal. You may experience less formality, but the above is always correct, if a bit formal for casual situations.
Are there any synonyms for what is Your Name?
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When do you say what is Your Name?
One should say “What is your name?” The question is in the past tense because the person forgot the other person’s name. Notice that he actually wrote ” Sorry, what was your name again?”. It means “You’ve already told me your name, but I can’t remember what it is.
Is it polite to ask someone their name?
In the U.S. at least, it’s polite to introduce yourself first, like so – “Hi. Nice to meet you. My name is ____.” Usually, the other person will then introduce himself. If not, once you have introduced yourself, you may politely ask that person’s name, like so – “May I ask your name?” The above is polite, but very formal.