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    SoothingDave is offline VIP Member
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    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    I'd agreed on that - 'Me and him' being 'incorrect'. I specifically meant to regard as acceptable (but informal) 'Him and I'.
    Applying 5jj's analysis, 'him' is not objective or accusative or whatever you prefer, it's emphatic - like lui (in the emphatic use of that word, not the indirect object).

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    I don't think I've ever heard anyone say "Him and I," (as a sentence's subject) which is why I commented. It's certainly incorrect grammatically, but I don't think it's natural at all.

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    English is the one language I'm familiar with, which uses object pronouns (like me, him, her, us) in a 'strange' way.

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    The red comma doesn't belong. It signifies a non-restrictive clause."
    In other languages I'm familiar with, it has to be a comma at this place

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    I don't think I've ever heard anyone say "Him and I," (as a sentence's subject) which is why I commented. It's certainly incorrect grammatically, but I don't think it's natural at all.
    It is here.

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