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  1. koli
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    #1

    Smile correction

    my problem is _ My brother is taller than me/I .Is it subjective form or possessive form?


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    #2

    Re: correction

    Subjective form.

    My brother is taller than I.

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    Hmm why is that? I thought it was either "...than I am" or "than me"??:S

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    #4

    Re: correction

    "than me" is informal...hence, we use it in spoken English.

    "than I" is formal...

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    Re: correction

    Quote Originally Posted by chum View Post
    "than me" is informal...hence, we use it in spoken English.

    "than I" is formal...
    What about "...than I am"?


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    #6

    Re: correction

    "Than I" is the contraction of "than I am", so either is correct.

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