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    Kindly tell if this is grammatically correct

    Alok and I went to the movie.

    He and me were on the way to home when your were calling me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by new2grammar View Post
    Alok and I went to the movie.

    He and I (me) were on the way (to) home when you (r) were calling (called) me.
    "me" is obiective form, you need subjective form. Do not use 'to' before home. Past simple instead of continuous (uderlined)sounds better.


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    Re: Kindly tell if this is grammatically correct

    Or, you could just use 'we' instead of 'he and I', as this sounds quite strange.

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    Re: Kindly tell if this is grammatically correct

    Quote Originally Posted by Linguist__ View Post
    Or, you could just use 'we' instead of 'he and I', as this sounds quite strange.
    Why does it sound strange?

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    Re: Kindly tell if this is grammatically correct

    I am not a teacher.

    Quote Originally Posted by new2grammar View Post
    Alok and I went to the movie.

    He and me were on the way to home when your were calling me.

    Let we understand how to write it correctly.

    Your first question: 1. Ashok and I went to the movie.

    1.Ashok went to the movie.
    2. I went to the movie

    1 and 2 can be combined

    Ashok and I went to the movie \\ correct.

    Your second question
    He and me were on the way to home when your were calling me.

    a. He was on the way to home when you called me.
    b.me was on the way to home when you called me
    c.I was on the way to home when you called me.

    Here b is incorrect and a,c are correct and they can be combined

    He and I were on the way to home when you called me.


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    Re: Kindly tell if this is grammatically correct

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Why does it sound strange?
    It doesn't sound strange in an incorrect way, but the first person plural personal pronoun exists to be used in such a way, and to my ear 'we' sounds more regular.

    Nothing wrong with saying 'He and I...' at all.

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    Re: Kindly tell if this is grammatically correct

    Just to clarify the consensus here:

    1. Alok and I went to the movie.

    2. He and me I were on the way to home when your you were calling me.

    MrP

    Not a professional ESL teacher.

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    Re: Kindly tell if this is grammatically correct

    Quote Originally Posted by MrPedantic View Post
    Just to clarify the consensus here:

    1. Alok and I went to the movie.

    2. He and me I were on the way to home when your you were calling me.

    MrP
    I really get confused when to use I or me, If you could help me to make my basic correct or just tell me some good source where I can refer for this

    Thanks and Regards

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    Quote Originally Posted by new2grammar View Post
    I really get confused when to use I or me, If you could help me to make my basic correct or just tell me some good source where I can refer for this

    Thanks and Regards
    jayan 12 has explained the correct use of a compound subject. Analyse another sentence.
    My friend and I cannot attend the meeting today.
    Here the highlighted word is a compound subiect with a noun having a modifier(my friend) and a pronoun I (subjective form) joined by the conjuntion 'and'. Why not 'me' which is the objective form of I , because 'me' can be the object of a verb but not the subject. To know more about different forms of pronoun and their uses, please study the lesson in this site.

    Using the Different Forms of Pronouns - Pronoun Cases - Using ...

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    Re: Kindly tell if this is grammatically correct

    Quote Originally Posted by new2grammar View Post
    I really get confused when to use I or me, If you could help me to make my basic correct or just tell me some good source where I can refer for this

    Thanks and Regards
    Are you confident that you can identify the subject of a sentence? If so, then choose "I" instead of "me."

    Use "me" for the objects - direct object, indirect object, object of a preposition.

    If the sentence involves "I/me" and another person, take that person out of the sentence for a minute:
    "Thank you for inviting Dean and me/I." If you remove Dean, you have "Thank you for inviting ___." I'm sure you could easily fill in "me." Don't let the presence of another person confuse you. I is still for the subject, and me for objects.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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