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    #1

    Her could play ...

    This sentence use her as a subject and I wonder if this is right usage.

    After dinner Jean thought her and her dad could play a game of dominoes.

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    #2

    Re: Her could play ...

    All dictionaries say "her" is used as an object, why do you want to use it as a subject?

    Not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Her could play ...

    No, it's not right.
    "After dinner Jean thought she and her dad could play a game of dominoes".

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    #4

    Re: Her could play ...

    It should be she, but you will come across her in use. However, it's a subject, so use a subject pronoun.

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    #5

    Re: Her could play ...

    This is fairly typical of incorrect usages which can be heard on a daily basis from native speakers.

    You will hear "I thought me and my dad and I could go to park later". It should be "I thought my dad and I could go to the park later".
    You will hear "Who did it?" "Me and my friend". It should be "Who did it?" "My friend and I".
    You will hear "She thought her and my boyfriend would make a great couple". It should be "She thought she and my boyfriend would make a great couple".

    The misuse of "I" vs "me" and "she/he" vs "his/her" is very common.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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