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    Default Who do you love more, Jerry or me?

    My grammar books says that "I, me" usually comes after second or third person to respect them. In 1, it's quite reasonable, but in 2, Jerry might be your love enemy, so is it a fixed rule or flexible?

    100)1. Both you and I passed the exam
    2. Who do you love more, Jerry or me?

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    Default Re: Who do you love more, Jerry or me?

    In #1, 'You and 'I' are subjects of the verb. In #2, 'Jerry and me' are objects of the verb.

    In this sort of context, when in doubt, remove the other person.

    Would you say 'Do you love me?' or 'Do you love I?'

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    Default Re: Who do you love more, Jerry or me?

    Hello.
    I'm really sorry to butt in.
    You wouldn't say "Both I and you passed the exam," would you?
    I guess it should be "both you and I." (- 'you' comes first.)

    Then, what about "Who do you love more, me or Jerry?"
    Should it be "Who do you love more, Jerry or me?"
    (I think this is what keannu wants to ask. They are both OK in my opinion.)

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