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    #1

    me and John or John and me

    1. Have a picnic with John and me in the mountain tomorrow.
    2. Have a picnic with me and John in the mountain tomorrow.

    Are both of them correct? If so, which is more formal?
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    #2

    Re: me and John or John and me

    tranlam, you told us in this thread that you were asking us to do your homework.

    I asked you to amend your profile to show that you are a student.

    Until you do so we are not going to answer any further questions.

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    #3

    Re: me and John or John and me

    I've edited my profile as you reminded so please help me.
    1. Have a picnic with John and me in the mountain tomorrow.
    2. Have a picnic with me and John in the mountain tomorrow.

    Are both of them correct? If so, which is more formal?
    Thank you

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    #4

    Re: me and John or John and me

    It is always more polite to list yourself last.

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    Re: me and John or John and me

    Say:

    Have a picnic with John and me on the mountain tomorrow.

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