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    #1

    His or him

    Hi guys,

    Please check.

    1) He does same exercise as him or his", I think we should use "him" here because of no possesion.

    2) He has same scar as his or him.

    3) He has same t shirt as his or him. If we have to use "his" here, can you tell me when can we use "him" in this kind of sentences.

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    #2

    Re: His or him

    You can use him.

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    #3

    Re: His or him

    In all sentences? Are you sure?

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    #4

    Re: His or him

    I'm sure.

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    #5

    Re: His or him

    So can I also use "his" especialy in 3.Because there is possesion.In one of my posts in which I asked you "I have a same jacket as him or his", you guys told me "his" would be appropriate but now you are saying "him" should be used. I am getting confused. Could you please explain the reason also, so that I can understand better.
    Last edited by tufguy; 01-Jun-2014 at 01:42.

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    #6

    Re: His or him

    I would use "the" in front of "same."


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    #7

    Re: His or him

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    you guys told me "his" would be appropriate but now you are saying "him" should be used.
    That's not true. No one has said that. You've been told that 'him' can be used here.
    You can say, "My shirt is the same as his." Saying "I have the same shirt as his" is unusual.
    In all these cases, you can say "I have the same shirt as he does."

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    Re: His or him

    So I can say "I have same jacket as him" but I can also ise "his"? Please also explain the reason so that I can understand better.

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    #9

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    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    So I can say "I have the same jacket as him."
    Bhai.

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    #10

    Re: His or him

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    In all sentences? Are you sure?
    I am sure. I am also sure I won't be opening any more of your threads. I have grown weary of epic run-on sentences and selective misquotation.

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