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    You and me or You and I?

    Which sentence has the better grammar: "1- My uncle took me and some friends" or 2- "My uncle took some friends and I"?
    Can you say: "You and me" or should you say : "You and I" ?

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    Re: You and me or You and I?

    Quote Originally Posted by jose rocha
    Which sentence has the better grammar: "1- My uncle took me and some friends" or 2- "My uncle took some friends and I"?
    Can you say: "You and me" or should you say : "You and I" ?
    Hello jose rocha,

    The first sentence is right. My uncle took me and some friends to the party.

    You and me
    You and I


    Best regards,
    Dany


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    #3

    Re: You and me or You and I?

    Another question, then. Do I say: 1- You and me are going to the cinema or 2- You and I are going to the cinema?

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    #4

    Re: You and me or You and I?

    As far as I know
    You and I are going to the cinema
    But i would use WE instead YOU and I

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    Re: You and me or You and I?

    Quote Originally Posted by jose rocha
    Which sentence has the better grammar: "1- My uncle took me and some friends" or 2- "My uncle took some friends and I"?
    Can you say: "You and me" or should you say : "You and I" ?
    Additionally, here are two things you can do to help you decide when to use "I" and when to you "me".

    [1] If the pronoun comes before the verb, it takes the form "I", and if the pronoun comes after the verb, it takes the form "me". For example,

    After the verb
    My uncle took me and some friends to the party. (verb)

    Before the verb
    You and I are going to the cinema. (verb)

    [2] Replace the pronominal phrase with a plural pronoun, like this,

    After the verb
    My uncle took me and some friends to the party.
    My uncle took us to the party.

    Before the verb
    You and I are going to the cinema.
    We are going to the cinema.

    "me" and "us" are object pronouns, and "I" and "We" are subject pronouns.

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    Re: You and me or You and I?

    And please don't say 'between you and I'.

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