I know we use "you and me" in an object case. But I think in this song, "you and me " is a subject. Lyrics are as follow:

You and me
From one world
We are family
Travel dream
A thousand miles meeting in Beijing
Come together
Put your hand in mine
You and me
From one world
We are family

Is it right to use "you and me" here? Or it is used here so the song rhymes?

  • Obviously me rhymes with the ending of family. To say more is to read the mind of the songwriter. What kind of utterance is "travel dream"? Don't try to parse these lyrics so closely. Lyric and music are art. We also use "you and me' as a nominative phrase in informal English. Dec 11, 2019 at 4:04
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    The rule that "I" is always used in an object is often taught, but isn't actually true about English. Only a pedant would answer, "Who did it?" with "I" rather than "Me." (Of course, anyone would say, "I did it.") "You and I" would probably flow less here than "You and me" does. Dec 11, 2019 at 7:05
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    Does this answer your question? Which is correct: "you and I" or "you and me"? Dec 11, 2019 at 12:34


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