Business cards

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KPD Foods
Bruno Silva
Head of Marketing
Address: Avenida Paulista 53, Bela Vista, São Paulo, 01311-914, Brazil
Tel: (+55) 11 8134 7706
Getty Telecommunications Ltd
Olivia Hoskins
International Project Manager
Address: 700 Rockville Street, Monroe, New York 10950, USA
Tel: (+1) 845 228 8396
Orion Education Services
Park Ji-Yeon
Director
Address: South Korea, Seoul, Jongno-gu, Sajik-ro-3-gil 23, 30174
Tel: (+82) 2 235-6482
ABC Travel
Rashid Khan
Sales Representative
Address: Hajar Road, Dubai, UAE
Tel: (+971) 4 677 3355
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Soumis par nikta le dim 14/11/2021 - 07:01

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In Iran we put our first name and then last name. for example my name is Nikta Asadi.

Soumis par ANOUAR le mar 09/11/2021 - 11:14

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Personnaly I put my first name the my surname

Soumis par John Nguyen le lun 01/11/2021 - 03:17

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In Vietnam, we put our surname first, so my name is Nguyen Duy Nhat

Soumis par LamVanPhuong le sam 23/10/2021 - 10:39

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In VIETNAM, a person's full name is surname+middle name+first name.

Soumis par Suraj paliwal le ven 15/10/2021 - 15:56

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In my country, most of people put their surname name in last. SOME People put their surname in first.i put my surname in last.

Soumis par Momocompanyman le jeu 09/09/2021 - 16:04

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In Algeria, usually we put the surname at the end.

Soumis par KATIELLE RAIAN… le dim 11/07/2021 - 14:18

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In my country, people put their last name last.

Soumis par Laura390 le jeu 27/05/2021 - 02:30

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Depend. When is formal something the people put their surneim first. But usually use the first name.

Soumis par Marce-English le dim 23/05/2021 - 17:15

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In my country, we put the surname at the end on the card.

Soumis par Suraj paliwal le mar 04/05/2021 - 14:25

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In my country usually people put their surname in the end. Some people who want against this this thing put their surname in the first. I have no surname only one name Suraj

Soumis par DarwinM le mar 13/04/2021 - 18:10

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It depends on the situation.If it's a formal one people should put their surname first otherwise not.

Soumis par victor.07 le lun 05/04/2021 - 22:44

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In my country, we put our surname at first

Soumis par mirtha le mer 24/03/2021 - 18:50

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In my country, people put their surname name at the end, however some forms require it first.

Soumis par Giuliana le mer 24/03/2021 - 01:23

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No actually que name is first and after write a surname but sometimes if someone requests that surname put first (obviously) we write in first of all but always in my country write que name firstly

Soumis par Andrea Valencia le mar 23/03/2021 - 21:57

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In my country people put their surname at the end.

Soumis par Veronikka le dim 14/03/2021 - 23:23

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I'm from Peru and in my country the people write their names and then their surnames.

Soumis par fariba le lun 08/03/2021 - 09:12

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no, in my country at first we use second name.

Soumis par TIa vinaka le jeu 04/03/2021 - 01:50

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In my country, we put our surname at first. when I fill some information in English, I sometimes confused which name to write at first.

Soumis par Brenda Patrici… le mer 24/02/2021 - 16:58

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In my country people usually put their surname first, but honestly I would rather put it at the end.

Soumis par Nasywa Shiyami… le lun 15/02/2021 - 03:40

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In my country, we put our surname at the end of the name. But in fill the some form, surename put at the first and ended by name.

Soumis par Alex.BC le mar 26/01/2021 - 15:11

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In Russia, the name is written on business cards first, and then the surname. In official documents, the surname is written first and then the name.

Soumis par Leila77 le mer 20/01/2021 - 14:58

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In my country (Algeria), people put their surname at the end.

Soumis par Tatiana barrera le mar 15/12/2020 - 02:11

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In my country, the people put their surname after that their name. Usually, they are two names and two last names

Soumis par mrelvinaliyev le ven 04/12/2020 - 09:20

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In my country people put their surname in the end.

Soumis par Stephen veloso le ven 27/11/2020 - 20:03

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Hi everybody !!! In Brazil we write the last name at the end!!

Soumis par Ehsan le mar 10/11/2020 - 06:23

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Hi everyone In my country, people put their last name at the end.

Soumis par Ugulhan le jeu 05/11/2020 - 07:13

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Yes, we refer to the first name of men, then next is his surname.

Soumis par Kaique Machado le mar 03/11/2020 - 19:19

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In my country their put the surname at the end

Soumis par Mikeverney1986 le lun 02/11/2020 - 15:47

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In my mu country people put there surname last.

Soumis par Salvadorr le mer 14/10/2020 - 15:45

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Hi guys I'm from turkey in my our country People put their surname at the end

Soumis par Moon Wathan le jeu 08/10/2020 - 15:48

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In my country, we don't have any surname. We have name only. We don't have any first name last name like that.

Soumis par sonjoy le dim 06/09/2020 - 11:03

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Hi I am from Bangladesh, in my country people are used to write their sure name at the end and they write their original/first name at first.For example: Sonjoy Das,here first name is "Sonjoy" and sure name is "Das". Thanks

Soumis par Pola le sam 05/09/2020 - 18:45

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In my country ( Egypt ), we're put the first name then the father's name.

Soumis par Faheem Khan le mar 18/08/2020 - 12:41

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in our country pakistan people put their surnames at the beginning.

Soumis par Maria19 le dim 02/08/2020 - 10:37

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In my country, Israel, people put their last name at the end.

Soumis par Kaofeng le dim 19/07/2020 - 08:21

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In my country, China, people usually put their surname first. I believe it is part of Chinese culture. I also believe this style is very common in other countries. By the way, in addresses in China, people write the country first, which is the same as in South Korea.

Soumis par Hennadii le mar 23/06/2020 - 11:22

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I think we use both versions. It depends on how it fits. Besides we use patronymics (middle name) without fail.

Soumis par Onur le jeu 04/06/2020 - 11:49

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I live in Turkey. In my country, surnames are used at the end of full names.

Soumis par eshan.saif le mar 02/06/2020 - 20:27

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Bangladeshi people basically put their surname at the end.

Soumis par Leonardo Lisboa le mar 02/06/2020 - 01:49

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At the end, for example my full name is: Leonardo Vinícius Lisboa da Cruz, and I put in my business card just “Leonardo Cruz”