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    Which one of these sentences is correct and why ?

    My brother and I visited them last year.

    My brother and me visited them last year.


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    Ah, a MUCH easier question, Njanja.

    My brother and I visited them.' 'I' is clearly the subject pronoun here. 'Me' is an object of the verb: 'The aliens visited my brother and me.'

    Where it gets confusing is: 'Between you and I/me, who is the better golfer?' or 'It is I/me who/whom you saw crossing the road with the chicken'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by njanja
    Which one of these sentences is correct and why ?
    My brother and I visited them last year.
    My brother and me visited them last year.
    THANK YOU !
    In addition, try replacing the underlined portion with "We". If it sounds OK, then "I" is the correct form to use:

    Subject
    My brother and I visited them last year.
    We visited them last year.

    Try replacing the underlined portion with "us". If it sounds OK, then "me" is the correct form to use:

    Object
    They visited me and my brother last year.
    They visited us last year.

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