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  1. #1
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    nominative versus objective prounouns

    When you are using pronouns after the word "like", are they in the nominative case (I or we) or the objective case (me or us)?

    Example: "They are like Bruce and I" .... or "They are like Bruce and me"?

  2. #2
    I would say 'They are like Bruce and me', and 'They are as tall as I (am)'.


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    Tdol is offline Editor,
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    After 'like' use the objective case. After 'as' both are used, though formal English and grammar buffs tend to favour the nominatice case because'as' is a conjunction not a preposition.

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