Translation of first name in Spanish:
- (before noun) to be on first-name terms (with somebody)we've known each other long enough to be on a first-name basis≈ tutearse or tratarse de tú con alguiennos conocemos hace bastante tiempo como para tratarnos de túExample sentences
- He might have seized power in a military coup and immediately cancelled elections, but hey, he's a first-name kind of guy.
- In 1959 he converted to Roman Catholicism and adopted the first name Léonard in recognition of his admiration for Leonardo da Vinci.
- His first name was originally William, but he adopted ‘Walt’ in about 1900.
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