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    Default me vs mine!

    Which one is correct to say and why?

    I was right in the middle of teaching another student of mine.
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    I was right in the middle of teaching another student of me.

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    Default Re: me vs mine!

    Quote Originally Posted by asad hussain View Post
    Which one is correct to say and why?

    I was right in the middle of teaching another student of mine.
    OR
    I was right in the middle of teaching another student of me.
    It is quite common to use a possessive pronoun (such as "mine") in that construction. The objective pronoun "me" is not idiomatic in English.

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