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    Best explanation

    "No one is in a position to make a more accurate judgment of my work than me."
    Which would be the best way to explain to a student that I should be used instead of me: "No one is in a position to make a more accurate judgment of my work than I." Or me is fine?

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    Re: Best explanation

    Quote Originally Posted by Luciana Barros Azevedo View Post
    "No one is in a position to make a more accurate judgment of my work than me."
    Which would be the best way to explain to a student that I should be used instead of me: "No one is in a position to make a more accurate judgment of my work than I." Or me is fine?
    I think "me" is fine - complement of "than" as a preposition.

    "I" is also possible, as the subject of the implicit clause "than I am".


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    Re: Best explanation

    Quote Originally Posted by orangutan View Post
    I think "me" is fine - complement of "than" as a preposition.

    "I" is also possible, as the subject of the implicit clause "than I am".
    I agree.

    It might be worth noting that using "I" as the subject of an implicit clause is preferable in a formal style. I've got nothing against "than" as a preposition, however.

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