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    #1

    we or us

    Hello
    Which pronoun is correct in these sentences:

    1. I am not going to be late like he/him? (he was late for his birthday party last week)
    2. Do they look like we/us? (meaning: aliens from the outer space)
    3. Are they as good as we/us?
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    #2

    Re: we or us

    Tell us what you think first.

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    #3

    Re: we or us

    Use _________ as subjects. Use __________ as objects. (Fill in the blanks.)

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    #4

    Re: we or us

    What I think is:
    1. I am not going to be late like him
    OR
    1. I am not going to be late like he was
    ***
    2. Do they look like us?
    OR
    2. Do they look like we do?
    ***
    3. Are they as good as us?
    OR
    3. Are they as good as we are?

    This is what I think, but I am not sure about it. This is why I ask :) Could you please help me with this grammar issue?

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    #5

    Re: we or us

    You're right. Well done! All that's missing are full stops/periods in ##1.

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    #6

    Re: we or us

    So far so good. Now tell me what should go in those blanks.

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    #7

    Re: we or us

    I am not sure.

    Use ___I,you,he,she,we etc______ as subjects. Use ____me,you,her,him,us etc______ as objects.

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    #8

    Re: we or us

    Correct.

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    #9

    Re: we or us

    Very good! (I wouldn't include etc.) Actually, I only had "he, she, we...him, her, us" in mine. (I changed it after I saw Rover's post. You get about 30 seconds to do that before the "Edited" thing shows up.)


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