Introducing Other People

Expression used for introducing others


Introducing others:

Here are expressions to introduce others (stranger):

  • This is my friend, Jack.             ----->                Hi Jack. I'm Leena
  • Anne, do you know Mary? (introducing Mary to Anne.)
  • Mary, this is my friend Anne. (introducing Anne to Mary.)
  • John, I don't think you have met Sally. (introducing Sally to John.)
  • I don't think you two know each other, do you? (introducing two strangers to each other.)
  • Gautam, meet my friend Arjun. (introducing Arjun to Gautam.)
  • I don't think you know Alice
  • Peter, I'd like you to meet John.
  • Friends, can I introduce Mr John? (formal)
  • Jack, please meet Nicolas.
  • Jack, have you met Nicolas?
  • I'd like you to meet Leena.
  • I'd like to introduce you to John.
  • Raj, this is Shyam. Shyam this is Raj.


Useful responses when introducing other people:

  • I have seen him/her somewhere.
  • I have met him/her somewhere.        
  • If, I am not mistaken. 
  • You are Jack.
  • Nice to meet you.
  • Pleased to meet you.
  • Happy to meet you.
  • How do you do?


Dialogue: 1

John (to Peter)   :  Peter, I'd like you to meet Mary.
Peter (to Mary)  :  How do you do?
Mary (to Peter)  :  How do you do.
John (to Peter)   :  Mary is my cousin.


Dialogue: 2

When somebody is introduced to you, it is also common to greet that person with It's a pleasure to meet you or Pleased to meet you.


John (to Peter)      : Peter, I'd like you to meet Mary.
Peter (to Mary)     : It's a pleasure to meet you.
Mary (to Peter)     : How do you do?
John (to Peter)      : Mary is my cousin.


John (to Peter)    : Peter, I'd like you to meet Mary.
Peter (to Mary)   : How do you do?
Mary (to Peter)   : Pleased to meet you.