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    Question No one but me seemed to notice him.

    No one but me seemed to notice him.

    Is it right to replace "me" with "I"? Thanks for help!

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    Re: No one but me seemed to notice him.

    Replacing me with I is grammatically correct, but it is a usage that is rarely seen or heard nowadays.

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    Re: No one but me seemed to notice him.

    Wouldn't this be better?

    No one but me seemed to have noticed him.

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    #4

    Re: No one but me seemed to notice him.

    It depends on the context.

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    Re: No one but me seemed to notice him.

    Yes, the infinitive works if it is something repeated.

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    Re: No one but me seemed to notice him.

    Is "but" in the sentence a preposition? If so, isn't it wrong to replace "me" with "I"?

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    Re: No one but me seemed to notice him.

    "But" is a conjunction. Prepositions are in, at, on, of, etc.
    It is not wrong to use "I".

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    Re: No one but me seemed to notice him.

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    "But" is a conjunction. Prepositions are in, at, on, of, etc.
    It is not wrong to use "I".

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    http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/but_2

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    Re: No one but me seemed to notice him.

    In the OP's sentence, "but" is a preposition, so "I" would be incorrect.

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    Re: No one but me seemed to notice him.

    'No one seemed to notice him, but I did.'
    'But' is a conjunction here. Am I right?
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