In this video we will be looking at the expression 'On a First-Name Basis'. It is an expression that we use when explaining the degree of formality that one might have with another person. In many languages, the use of a third person singular can be used to express a more formal relationship.
So, how do we show formality in English considering the fact that the pronoun 'You' is the only personal pronoun used? Take a look at the video and find out.