Who might you be?

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'Who might you be?' - Is this a polite way of asking for a person's name? Does the question show that the speaker is uncertain as to who the listener is? When do we use this question in our daily life?
 

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I don't think it's a very polite way of asking that, no; I think it's a bit abrupt. ;-)
 

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Try:

  • May I ask your name?

Or:

  • My name is Ron. What is yours?

:D
 
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