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    like she/her

    A nerd like she or a nerd like her?
    I always thought it is the latter, but they sang the first (you have a word that fits here better than 'first', don't you? I can't remember it... The latter and the what?) in one song...

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    Re: like she/her

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    A nerd like she or a nerd like her?
    I always thought it is the latter, but they sang the first (you have a word that fits here better than 'first', don't you? I can't remember it... The latter and the what?) in one song...
    Hi, there

    I don' t know which song you mean, but I would definitely say a nerd like her- it rimes ,too,
    Hope I have been helpful

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    Re: like she/her

    Like her: objective case-form after a preposition.

    You'll hear all sorts of ungrammatical stuff in songs!

    (I think 'former' is the word you're looking for...)

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    Re: like she/her

    Quote Originally Posted by 1984law View Post
    Hi, there

    I don' t know which song you mean, but I would definitely say a nerd like her- it rimes ,too,
    Hope I have been helpful
    YouTube - Olivia Olson on The Ellen Degeneres Show
    This is the song. Thanks for ensuring me.

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