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“It is me” vs. “It is I”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which is correct to say: “It's me” or “It's I”? Tonight I watched a movie (The Gospel of John) in which Jesus said (as quoted from the written ...
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Choosing between 'I' and 'me' [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which is correct, “you and I” or “you and me”? Which one is correct to say: “It's me” or “It's I”? “It is they ...
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How exactly does one determine when to use I or Me? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I say “not I” or “not me”? I got into a good argument with myself when a Lecturer asked: "Who said that?" and I replied "I." Actually, I ...
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Is “It must be him with whom you enjoy doing your assignments, not me” correct? [duplicate]

I’d like all of you to please consider the following sentence: It must be him with whom you enjoy doing your assignments, not me. I have known that after 'to be' verb pronouns words take the ...
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0answers
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Which is correct: “…she knew it was I even before…” or, “…it was me…”? [duplicate]

Is this sentence grammatically correct: "She knew it was I, even from a half block away"?
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1answer
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“You're a louse!” “I?” (Personal Pronouns vs Objective Personal Pronouns) [duplicate]

While reading Atlas Shrugged I've come across a number of conversations similar to the following: Person 1: "You're a louse!" Person 2: "I?" This sounds very odd to me, but I can see how 'I?' ...
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“It's me” or “It's I” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which one is correct to say: “It's me” or “It's I”? Which of these is correct? "It's me" or "It's I". I hear these both colloquially but need ...
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0answers
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Subject or Object Pronoun [duplicate]

In the sentence below, is the pronoun "I" used correctly? "If you mean that letter, then it was I who tricked you."
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1answer
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Object pronouns [duplicate]

I've managed to get myself confused about using object pronouns in some cases. I'm unsure whether it's correct usage, or incorrect, but very common, usage Q: Who is hungry? A: Me or should it be: A: ...
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12answers
38k views

I can run faster than _____. (1) him (2) he?

Consider the sentence "I can run faster than 15 miles per hour." Its meaning is clear and to my eyes obviously grammatically correct. Now let me present some variations that have given me trouble for ...
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9answers
239k views

When do I use “I” instead of “me?”

From some comments in the answers for common English usage mistakes (now deleted, 10k only), there's confusion around the usage of I vs. me: While the sentence, "the other attendees are myself and ...
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5answers
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If you are talking “on behalf of” you and someone else, what is the correct usage?

If you are talking on behalf of you and someone else what is the correct usage? On behalf of my wife and me On behalf of my wife and I On behalf of me and my wife On behalf of myself ...
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2answers
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It was he … / It was him [duplicate]

It was he who messed up everything. It was him who messed up everything. What is the difference between these two sentences?
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3answers
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“Being [he/him] is not easy.” Which is prescriptively “correct”?

"It is I" follows a well-known prescriptivist rule This question is about prescriptive grammar. It’s a fairly well-known prescriptivist rule that “me, him, her, them” (in other words, pronouns in the ...
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6answers
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He must decide who/whom to be. Which is correct?

Which of the following two sentences is correct? He must decide who to be. He must decide whom to be. I can think of arguments for both sides, but I'm not sure. To elaborate, is who(m) the ...

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