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    ademoglu is offline Senior Member
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    This/she is Alice from...

    Hi,

    Is it OK to say 'She is Alice from our New York office' instead of 'This is Alice from our New York office' when introducing a person? I gather it could be understood but cannot make sure.

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    GoesStation is offline Moderator
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    Re: This/she is Alice from...

    You would be understood but it's not natural. When Alice is in front of you, you should use "this". It's okay to refer to her as "she" if you're adding some information about her: "This is Alice from our New York office. She's just arrived, so we're just going to say 'hello' now before we take her to her hotel."
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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: This/she is Alice from...

    I would not use it in an introduction.

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