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Is it correct to say

Dilbert bought the same car as me.

If it is, what are other sentences for other pronouns such as he?

Dilbert bought the same car as David/he/him

I know you can say

Dilbert bought the same car as yours

when you refer to or compare objects.

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    You might find this column helpful. – J.R. Sep 23 '18 at 23:52
  • @J.R. This question is about more the usage of "the same ...as" than " object or subject pronouns". Thank you for the link though. – Mrt Sep 24 '18 at 0:14
  • You should probably edit your question, then, and make that more clear. – J.R. Sep 24 '18 at 8:35
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You could say either

Dilbert bought the same car as me.
Dilbert bought the same car as mine.

and it would be understood that you both have the same car.

You could also say

Dilbert bought the same car as David.
Dilbert bought the same car as him. (that guy over there).
Dilbert bought the same car as his (car).

depending on the context and where you want to place emphasis, and all three would be understood to mean they bought have the same car.

  • I confused because I am only familiar to the structure of the second sentence in your answer. However, when I use "him" or "David", I feel the focus of sentence becomes who did and what did he do such as "David bought a car and Dilbert also bought the same car." In this case we should able to say that "Dilbert bought the same car as David's" but I am not sure. – Mrt Sep 24 '18 at 2:57
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    @Mrt Yes you can say that because it's the final car that is understood, "Dilbert bought the same car as David's (car)." – Peter Sep 24 '18 at 7:26

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