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    Default her sister and her

    If I want to say" her sister and her" are going to a party.

    is this grammar above correct?

    or should I say "her sister and she" or "her and her sister" or "She and her sister"?

    thank you

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    Default Re: her sister and her

    "She and her sister" or "her sister and she."

    Not a teacher.

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    Default Re: her sister and her

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    "She and her sister" or "her sister and she."

    Not a teacher.
    This is why Jasmin165 is right about it:

    She is going to a party.(You can't say "her is going to a party")

    Her sister is going to a party.

    Now combine the above sentences, and you getShe and her sister are going to a party .

    I think, since "she are" would sound awkard, it is prefarable to use "she" at the beginning of the sentence.

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    Default Re: her sister and her

    Quote Originally Posted by euncu View Post
    I think, since "she are" would sound awkard, it is prefarable to use "she" at the beginning of the sentence.

    Well then, how come "My sister & I are going to the movies" doesn't sound awkward?

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    Default Re: her sister and her

    Quote Originally Posted by Trance Freak View Post
    Well then, how come "My sister & I are going to the movies" doesn't sound awkward?
    I think, since "she are" would sound awkard, it is prefarable to use "she" at the beginning of the sentence.

    X and I version is correct, and the other way round would not be.

    To my knowledge, I don't think that the same applies to She and X, X and she when it comes to the correctness. So, with some simple logic, for the sequence, since being correct is not the issue this time, we could pick the one which is mostly heard as the natural.

    And, It sounded awkard to me, but not to you. So, it's best to wait for a native-speaker's comment.
    Last edited by euncu; 08-Mar-2010 at 21:27.

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    Default Re: her sister and her

    Quote Originally Posted by idiotmike View Post
    If I want to say" her sister and her" are going to a party.

    is this grammar above correct?

    or should I say "her sister and she" or "her and her sister" or "She and her sister"?

    thank you
    "She and her sister" is the only natural sounding way to say it.

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