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    #1

    His/Him

    I am a big fan of his/him

    which one is correct.

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    #2

    Re: His/Him

    Quote Originally Posted by sdpegasus View Post
    I am a big fan of his/him.

    Which one is correct, please?
    See my amendments above.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: His/Him

    Thanks for the correction.But you didn't reply to my question.Which pronoun is correct in this context.

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    #4

    Re: His/Him

    Quote Originally Posted by sdpegasus View Post
    Thanks for the correction.But you didn't reply to my question.Which pronoun is correct in this context.
    Hello, sdpegasus.

    Well, I'd choose "his".

    "I am his big fan."
    "I am a big fan of his."
    But,
    "I am a big fan of Elvis Presley."

    I don't know why. It's an interesting question, indeed.

    I've found a previous discussion here.

    (Edit) And one more.

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    #5

    Re: His/Him

    I could see either one being used in real life by natives.

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    #6

    Re: His/Him

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    I could see either one being used in real life by natives.
    Yes, you're right.
    I've found some citations (- the phrase 'a big fan of him') here.

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