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    Can this be said - My friend and me we have similar backgrounds and similar stories.

    Can this be said -

    My friend and me we have similar backgrounds and similar stories.

    VS

    Him and I we pretty much have similar stories.

    What is I add a before similar than it must be story. Right?

    Are both okay?

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    Re: Can this be said - My friend and me we have similar backgrounds and similar stor

    "My friend and I"

    "He and I"

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    Re: Can this be said - My friend and me we have similar backgrounds and similar stor

    My friend and I we have similar backgrounds and similar stories.

    VS

    He and I we pretty much have similar stories.

    Grammatical now?

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    Re: Can this be said - My friend and me we have similar backgrounds and similar stor

    You should use a comma if you are going to "double up" on the subject. I wouldn't use this in formal writing.

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    Re: Can this be said - My friend and me we have similar backgrounds and similar stor

    I'm sorry but where does the comma go again?

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    Re: Can this be said - My friend and me we have similar backgrounds and similar stor

    Nevermind. I think I got it:

    My friend and me have similar backgrounds and similar stories.

    VS

    Him and I pretty much have similar stories.

    Better?

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    Re: Can this be said - My friend and me we have similar backgrounds and similar stor

    Worse.

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    Re: Can this be said - My friend and me we have similar backgrounds and similar stor

    My friend and me, we have similar backgrounds and similar stories.

    VS

    Him and I pretty, we pretty much have similar stories.

    What about now?

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    Re: Can this be said - My friend and me we have similar backgrounds and similar stor

    My friend and I have similar backgrounds.
    We have similar backgrounds.

    My friend and I, we have similar backgrounds. <---- this is not good for formal writing, but it works as conversation.

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    Re: Can this be said - My friend and me we have similar backgrounds and similar stor

    What about:

    My friend and I have similar stories.

    VS

    My friend and I pretty much have the same story/stories.

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