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"What is your name?" is a phrase which is often translated as "¿Cómo te llamas?", and "excuse me" is a phrase which is often translated as "perdón". Learn more about the difference between "What is your name?" and "excuse me" below.
What is your name?(
wuhd
 
ihz
 
yawr
 
neym
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. ¿Cómo te llamas?
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Hi! Nice to meet you. What is your name?¡Hola! Mucho gusto. ¿Cómo te llamas?
b. ¿Cuál es tu nombre?
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I know you told me but I already forgot. What is your name?Yo sé que me lo dijiste pero ya lo olvidé. ¿Cuál es tu nombre?
c. ¿Cómo se llama?
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Welcome to our hotel, sir. What is your name?Bienvenido a nuestro hotel, señor. ¿Cómo se llama?
d. ¿Cuál es su nombre?
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
I believe a package arrived for me. - Ok, what is your name?Creo que me llegó un paquete. Ok, ¿cuál es su nombre?
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excuse me(
ehk
-
skyuz
 
mi
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to attract attention)
a. perdón
Excuse me. Could I have a menu, please?Perdón, ¿me puede traer un menú, por favor?
b. disculpe
Excuse me. Is this the right train for New York?Disculpe, ¿es este el tren para ir a Nueva York?
2. (used to ask for something to be repeated)
a. perdone
Excuse me; I didn't hear what you said.Perdone, no oí lo que dijo.
b. cómo (less formal)
Have you seen Anna? - Excuse me?¿Has visto a Anna? - ¿Cómo?
3. (used to apologize)
a. perdone
Excuse me! I thought this seat was free.¡Perdone! Pensé que este asiento estaba libre.
b. perdón
I didn't realize you were in a meeting. Excuse me.No me di cuenta de que estabas en una reunión. Perdón.
4. (used to ask permission to go past)
a. permiso
He didn't even say "excuse me"; he just barged past.Ni siquiera dijo "permiso", pasó a empujones.
5. (used to ask to be allowed to deal with something else)
a. permítame
Please excuse me a minute. I need to check something.Permítame un momento, por favor. Tengo que comprobar algo.
6. (used to object or disagree)
a. un momento
Excuse me! I was first in line.¡Un momento! Yo estaba primero.
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