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be on first name terms (with somebody)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe on first name terms (with somebody)be on first name terms (with somebody)British English, be on a first name basis American EnglishKNOW somebody to know someone well enough to call them by their first name first name
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be on first name terms (with somebody)Voice over Even the governor is on first name terms with the inmates, although the staff still keep a respectful distance.
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