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My name is???

livingexample7485
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My name is???

Postby livingexample7485 » August 14th, 2013 4:58 am

I have seen "my name is" as "Mi chiamo" and "Il mio nome e." Why is there two ways to say it??? Thank you for your website and your help. Have a great day!

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Re: My name is???

Postby community.italian » August 17th, 2013 12:20 am

Ciao!
Thank you for the question!
In Italian there are two ways to say "my name is": the nearest one to the English is "il mio nome e' ", but "mi chiamo" is more common when introducing oneself!
I hope it is not too confusing :D
A presto!
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