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Hello everyone, Is there any difference between “name” and “call”? For example: last night I ate a delicious food named Hotpot last night I ate a delicious food called Hotpot Which sentence is correct? Thanks in advance!
Jan 24, 2021 3:16 AM
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I’ve never heard anybody say “named” for anything other than people. So you can use “named” for people or animals, and use “called” for people, objects, or any kind of noun. For example: “A man named George” is correct. “A man called George” is also correct. “A city called Moscow” is correct.
January 24, 2021
I would say: Last night I ate a delicious food which called Hotpot.
January 24, 2021
I would use the second sentence. I think "named" tends to be used more often for people/pets/etc., although I don't know that it's a hard-and-fast rule.
January 24, 2021
Ming
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