For some reason, this post has quite a few hits this week. I thought it would be a good time to revisit one of the common grammar mistakes that always drove my mom bonkers … Soap Opera Speak.
“With” in the example above is a preposition. Prepositions call for objective forms of pronouns. What is the objective form? Simple. A “subject” of a sentence does something. An “object” has something done to it.
Subject Pronouns: I, we, he, she, they, who
Object Pronouns: me, us, him, her, them, whom
Let’s look at another example. “Joe gave the pizza to Bob and I.” Uh, no he did not. Joe is the subject (giving the pizza) to “Bob and me” whom are the objects of Joe’s generous giving.
There are a couple of quick rules to remember. If the pronoun follows a preposition (to, with…
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