the usage of the word "introduce"

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:) hi everyone
in Loman English dictionary the first meaning of the word introduce is "when you introduce someone to another person,you formally tell each other's names ,for examples esp at a party or meeting"
then can I say this way:let me introduce myself.I came from China. My name is weiqun ding. Does this expression suit that of americans? :?
thank you ! :)
 
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weiqun ding said:
:) hi everyone
in Loman English dictionary the first meaning of the word introduce is "when you introduce someone to another person,you formally tell each other's names ,for examples esp at a party or meeting"
then can I say this way:let me introduce myself.I came from China. My name is weiqun ding. Does this expression suit that of americans? :?
thank you ! :)

Yes, you can introduce yourself first just like you said:
"Hi, My name is "so and so" and I come from China"
or
"Hi, let me introduce myself; my name is "so and so" and I come from China"

or "Hello everybody, first let me introduce myself....."
" Good Morning everybody. I will be your English teacher for this semester and my name is..."
"Hello, everyone! This is our first class in English and I will be your English taecher this year. My name is..."

etc, etc. :D
 

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hi natalie27
thank you very much for your instant answer.
weiqun ding
 
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bmo said:
Natalie27 said:
"Hello everybody, "
"Hello, everyone! ..."

etc, etc. :D

I always get confused, do you out a comma after hello?

I think a comma goes after "hi" but I don't think we put it after hello.
 

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bmo said:
Natalie27 said:
"Hello everybody, "
"Hello, everyone! ..."

etc, etc. :D

I always get confused, do you out a comma after hello?

1. Hello,
How are you?

2. Hello how are you? (sounds like you are rushed)


3. Hi,
What's new?

4. Hi everybody! (OK)
5. Hello everybody! (OK)
6. Hi everybody, (OK)
7. Hello everybody, (OK)

All the best, :D
 

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Hi Natalie 27 and Casiopea,
Thank you two very much for pointing out my mistakes. I hope you will do it later. different cultures have differnt letter forms . in China ,at the beginning of each letter.people usually start their letters with the expression"你好:".This is the reason why I have made the confusing form Natalie mentioned.
Thank you!
 

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Excuse me, where is the verb in this sentence?

bmo said:
do you out a comma after hello?
 

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blacknomi said:
Taka said:
Excuse me, where is the verb in this sentence?

bmo said:
do you out a comma after hello?

Well, in my humble opinion, 'out' is the verb. It means to remove something.

Out

8) :lol:

Yes. Somehow I knew it was used as "remove", but The American Heritage, my favorite dictionary, didn't have such entry when I checked it...
 

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I wasn't aware that the comma was in the closet. ;-)
 

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I wouldn't. I'd use delete, etc. ;-)
 
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