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      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
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      • China
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    • Join Date: Oct 2016
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    Would you mind me / my opening the door?

    1.Would you mind me opening the door?
    2.Would you mind my opening the door?

    I wonder which sentence is the original or standard version and which one is the variety.


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      • Native Language:
      • American English
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      • United States
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    • Join Date: Dec 2015
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    Re: Would you mind me / my opening the door?

    You might hear either form in American English. I prefer the second. Better yet, you can avoid the issue by asking Do you mind if I open the door?
    I am not a teacher.

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