What is meant by good name?
: a person’s good reputation I don’t want the scandal to ruin my good name.
How do you politely ask someone’s name?
The simple way to ask someone’s name is to say, “What is your name?” If you are concerned that a question — any question — is abrupt or potentially rude, you can soften it by saying, “Excuse me, but …” or “Would you please tell me …” or “Would you mind telling me …”.
What is your name is correct?
No. “What IS your name?” is correct. The subject of the sentence is not “you”, but “name”. “Name” is singular.
What is your name and what your name is difference?
Senior Member. ‘what your name is‘ is the indicative form. For example, “I don’t know what your name is.” If it is a question you change the order as I have done above.
What is a good name?
A person’s high standing among others: dignity, good report, honor, prestige, reputation, repute, respect, status. Flashcards & Bookmarks ?
How do you ask someone their name without offending them?
Just be honest.
A gentler approach is the “I know your name, but I’m blocked” dodge, where you can say something along the lines of, “I keep wanting to call you David, but I know that’s not right.” Either way, make sure you do this as quickly as possible — it gets more awkward the longer you wait to ask.
What is your surname?
Your surname is your family name. It’s also called your “last name.” When filling out applications, type your surname as it appears on your passport, travel or identity document. Do not use initials.
Can we 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?”.
What is your good name answer?
“your good name” is used in several phrases where it actually means “your reputation.”
Why people say what is your good name?
“May I know your good name” is a typically Indian way of honouring another person by asking their name using an adjective like sweet, good, beautiful, et cetera. Of course there won’t ever be any bad or sour name (unless we feel it such) when asking.
What is your name answer?
Typically, one might say, “My name is [full name], but everyone calls me [shorter name/nickname],” so that the answer gives the listener all the information plus a way to simplify addressing the speaker.