My name is George. How about you/yours? ....[asking name in return]

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Bahasa Indonesia - Indonesia
If somebody asked me, "What's your name?"
and I replied, "My name is George. How about you?" would it be idiomatic?
Or should I say, "My name is George. How about yours?"
Or "My name is George. What about you/yours?"
 
  • natkretep

    Moderato con anima (English Only)
    English (Singapore/UK), basic Chinese
    It is more common to say, 'Hullo, I'm George. And you are ...?'

    And of course there are alternatives: 'And what's your name?', 'And your name is ...?'
     

    Hermione Golightly

    Senior Member
    British English
    Neither Brits nor Americans need to ask, because usually as soon as we introduce ourselves the other person will say hello and tell you their name. If we need to hear it again we'll ask them, but not using How about your name?
     
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