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  1. Boris Tatarenko's Avatar
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    #1

    Ann and myself / me / I have done..

    Hello.

    I'm sure that all the following sentences are correct but I'm interested in what you would say and why.

    1) I believe that Ann and myself have done a pretty good work.
    2) I believe that Ann and I have done a pretty good work.
    3) I believe that Ann and me have done a pretty good work.

    As far as I know there are some people who consider the first one incorrect. What do you think?
    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    #2

    Re: Ann and myself / me / I have done..

    I'm afraid don't like any of them Boris!

    I would say: "I believe that Ann and I have done a pretty good job."



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    #3

    Re: Ann and myself / me / I have done..

    Oh, I'm sorry. That was a typo! I need to find my glasses!

    1) I believe that Ann and myself have done a pretty good job.
    2) I believe that Ann and I have done a pretty good job.
    3) I believe that Ann and me have done a pretty good job.



    Please, correct all my mistakes. I should know English perfectly and if you show me my mistakes I will achieve my dream a little bit faster. A lot of thanks.

    Not a teacher nor a native speaker.

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    #4

    Re: Ann and myself / me / I have done..

    I would not use 'myself' and 'me' because they are a reflexive pronoun and an object form respectively, but I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: Ann and myself / me / I have done..

    I would use 2) as teechar and Mathew Wai have both indicated.

    We were helped to easily learn to recognise the correct forms with these sentences by testing them. If, by crossing out the first part the second part still makes a proper sentence on its own, then it will usually be the correct form to use:

    1) I believe that Ann and myself have done a pretty good job.
    (Does not work)
    2) I believe that Ann and I have done a pretty good job. (Works)
    3) I believe that Ann and me have done a pretty good job. (Does not work)

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    #6

    Re: Ann and myself / me / I have done..

    I think the reflexive pronoun and the object form can be used in the following, but I am not a teacher.
    I myself have done a pretty good job.
    A pretty good job has been done by me.
    Last edited by Matthew Wai; 10-Jul-2015 at 08:01. Reason: Typo

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    #7

    Re: Ann and myself / me / I have done..

    Your second example is extremely awkward. As a replacement for "I have done a pretty good job" it fails.

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    #8

    Re: Ann and myself / me / I have done..

    I agree that it doesn't have to be in the passive.
    So will Matthew.


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    #9

    Re: Ann and myself / me / I have done..

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    Your second example is extremely awkward. As a replacement for "I have done a pretty good job" it fails.
    It is not intended to be a replacement but intended to show the usage of the object form.
    Not a teacher.
    Quote Originally Posted by tzfujimino View Post
    So will Matthew.
    Sure.

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