Questions tagged [subject-vs-object-pronouns]

This tag is for questions about whether to use subject or object pronouns, such as uncertainty about "I" or "me", "she" or "her", "he" or "him", "they" or "them".

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Why is it “all of us” rather than “all of we” or something similar?

So I can say this: All of us eat. Using "us", an object pronoun, and saying that everyone in a group eats. I can also say similar things like All of them eat. Which uses "them", also an ...
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Why is 'me' sometimes not used as an object?

So occasionally I'll see something like this: – Who did this? – Me. Sometimes they'll go a little further and say Me. I did., but not always. This is one I see often: – Hey! You! – Who? Me? In ...
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Where is the object in the sentence?

In the example of John baked Mary a cake for her birthday. and John cried a river of tears over Mary. Which is the object in the sentences? Are both the object 'Mary'? If so, why?
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Subject and object pronouns

We had an exercise on Subject and Object pronouns in school. I have a question on the same. Can we use them and they interchangeably? Like in the following instance: It's them over there. They ...
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“as well as I” vs “as well as me”

Should I "as well as I" or "as well as me" in the following sentence? John  visited the party last night as well as I/as well as me.
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He/Him buttering sunscreen on my back

We were vacationing at the beach, I/me sprawled on my towel, he/him buttering sunscreen on my back. What should be the correct choice and why? My intuition tells me that me ... him is the correct ...
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He or him? Pronoun

I have a sentence like this There are four people in his family. They are his parents, his younger sister and him. Is is correct if I substitute "he" for "him" in the sentence above?
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He/him and I/me: How to use personal pronouns?

I have a problem sometimes to determine when to use these pronouns. I have read other articles before on this subject but I still can't grasp how to use them properly. Can someone explain to me some ...
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“than her” versus “than she”

It is a well known fact that Alex is more soft-spoken than (she/her). Why would "her" be wrong? Why must the sentence end with "she"?