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21:24 Aug 17, 2000
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: hi my name is
hi my name is ernest johnson
ernest johnson
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naSee below.xxxkropotkin
naHola, mi nombre es Ernest Johnson. see belowMegdalina
naHola, me llamo Ernest(Ernesto) Johnson
Baruch Avidar


  

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3 mins
Hola, me llamo Ernest(Ernesto) Johnson


Explanation:
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Baruch Avidar
Israel
Local time: 03:34
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 298
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19 mins
Hola, mi nombre es Ernest Johnson. see below


Explanation:
You don't usually "change" your name to the second language equivalent. For example, Pepe is always gonna be Pepe, When I intruduce myself as Mary - Maria no one has EVER called me Maria as my given name is Mary even though my amigo friends consider me "one of theirs". When my family lived in Mexico NO ONE EVER referred to anyone in my family by any other name but the given name even though the Spanish equivalent in some cases would've made more sense to them (they called my sister Viki not Victoria and my brother Dan not Donato) - they actually are a bit taken aback when we try to "translate" our proper names.

Also, if this is for phone use you'd want to say, "Bueno, mi nombre es Ernest Johnson.

Hope this helps you! Good luck!

Megdalina
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8 hrs
See below.


Explanation:
Hola, mi nombre es Ernest Johnson.
The expression above is mostly used in Spain (howevr, you can also hear it in other countries used for the same purpose)

Hola, me llamo Ernest Johnson.
In this case the literal translation into English would be "Hi, I call myself Ernest Johnson" which probably in English makes no sense but in Spanish it does. This is, I think used in Latin America more than in Spain. Again, both phrases can be used the same way and will be understood by everyone.

xxxkropotkin
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

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