[General] A Mister Smith waits for you

Charao

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There is a Mister Smith on the phone for you.

Is the above sentence acceptable?


Does a Mister Smith transmit the idea of a person who says his name is Smith, but I don't know that person?
 
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emsr2d2

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There is a Mister Smith on the phone for you.

Is the above sentence acceptable? Yes.

Does "a Mister Smith" transmit the idea of a person who says his name is Mister Smith, but I don't know that person? Yes.

Welcome to the forum. :hi:

See my corrections and comments above.
 
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