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    Hi guys,

    Do we need to say "I saw him do this or I saw he do this"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Hi guys,

    Do we need to say "I saw him do this or I saw he do this"?
    I saw him do this.

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    #3

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    In that construction I would call "him" an indirect object of the verb. That requires an objective case pronoun.

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    #4

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    Ok so we say "I saw him do this" and "I saw tom do this".

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    #5

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    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Ok so we say "I saw him do this" and "I saw Tom do this".
    Bhai.

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    #6

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    So am I right?

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    #7

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    Yes.

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    What do you mean by bhai?

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    #9

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    It's his name.
    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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    #10

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    So why he writes his name, and bhai in hindi means brother.

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