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    Pronoun question

    Hi,

    I am confused about the usage of pronouns when answering a question. I think I can understand it better with the help of an example I made up:

    -Who is going to stop me?

    -I am / me (?)
    -He is / him (?)
    -She is / her (?)
    -They are / them (?)
    -You are / you (?)

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: Pronoun question

    The subjective pronoun with its verb (he is, etc.) is the correct standard English response. The objective pronoun by itself (him, etc.) is more common in informal spoken English here in the US.

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    Re: Pronoun question

    Thank you, mykwyner:)

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