That warm, fuzzy feeling is reciprocated—more often than not on a first-name basis.
He still pinches himself, he said, for being on first-name basis with folks like the Clintons.
Voters are on a first-name basis with candidates because of it.
Why, then, are you on first-name terms with everyone in the scientific group except me?
They had dropped formality and were on a first-name basis now.
It seemed unlikely that necktie drummers would be on terms of first-name intimacy with Shakespeare.
"Doan' go so fas', Hoo," called Mr. Lum, for they had long since reached the first-name stage.