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loveydovey

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If someone doesn't call my name when I see him, should I say " He doesn't call my name or he doesn't say my name"?

IF I see him can I say " you never call my name or you never say my name"?
 

David L.

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Do you mean, when you meet, he doesn't say "Hello, John" and so use John's name? or that if he sees you in the street before you see him, he doesn't call out your name to catch your attention so that you can both stop and have a chat?
 

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If someone doesn't call my name when I see him, should I say " He doesn't call my name or he doesn't say my name"?

IF I see him can I say " you never call my name or you never say my name"?

He doesn't say my name / He never says my name.
 

loveydovey

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So, if I want to confront that person, should I say " Call my name or call me by my name or should I just ask " say my name". Which is right?
 

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If you want to confront him, then you might ay "Please call me by my name!".

If you want to put it in the form of a question, then "Why do you not call me by my name?" OR ""Do you not like to say my name?" would both be possible.
 

riverkid

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So, if I want to confront that person, should I say " Call my name or call me by my name or should I just ask " say my name". Which is right?

It all depends on how confrontational you want to be, LD? Some "softer" examples;

Why don't you ever say my name when you say hello?

How come you never use my name when you talk to me?

I sure would like it if you used my name when you say hello.

Obviously the tone of your voice would make a big difference too.
 
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