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    Cool as/with the name of

    I cannot decide how to use the following in communication:


    She introduces herself as Sarah White.

    or

    She introduces herself with the name of Sarah White.

    Are both of them correct?

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    She introduces herself as being Sarah White.

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    Re: as/with the name of

    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    I cannot decide how to use the following in communication:


    She introduces herself as Sarah White.

    or

    She introduces herself with the name of Sarah White.

    Are both of them correct?

    PS

    She introduces herself as being Sarah White.
    None of them seem very natural to me. What exactly are you trying to say?

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    Re: as/with the name of

    The second definitely doesn't work.

    I have no problem with the first although I would expect to see it in the simple past.

    The man walked up to me, hand outstretched, and introduced himself as John Smith, head of marketing.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: as/with the name of

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    None of them seem very natural to me. What exactly are you trying to say?
    The idea is that a person, Sarah, has come in a town. Here she pays visits to different sick people and cures them. She always says that her name is Sarah but in fact her real name is not Sarah. Now as a narrator I want to emphasize this idea in general way ( present simple). Wherever she goes she introduces herself ( how should I finish this sentence?)

    I hope It is understandable!

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    Re: as/with the name of

    As you can deduce from my reply in post #3, I have no problem with "She [always] introduces herself as Sarah White".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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