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My friend is starting to write a small book. She wanted me to check the grammar so she can be sure about it. She has a sentence that goes, "me, him and Clara started hanging out in middle school." The thing I'm confused about is, "me, him and Clara," Is this proper grammar for a first person view including three people?

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    No; it should be "He, Clara, and I" (or "Clara, he, and I"). – Hellion Apr 30 '17 at 16:50
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    It depends. Is your friend writing this sentence as part of the narrative, or is she quoting a character speaking in dialect? Even if it is part of the narrative, it would depend on the "voice" she is using in the story. – Cascabel Apr 30 '17 at 17:43
  • As your question has been closed for duplicate, I recommend that you take a close look at sumelic´s answer. It is a balanced approach to the topic. – Cascabel Apr 30 '17 at 19:02


''Clara and I both started hanging out with him in middle school'' might work ... as would ''In middle school I started hanging out with him, and Clara did too''

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