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Which of the following is correct and why?

him and his wife
he and his wife

This will resolve a family dispute!
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engee30

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Which of the following is correct and why?

him and his wife
he and his wife

This will resolve a family dispute!
Thank you!

Either is correct depending upon how they're used in a sentence.

I know him and (I know) his wife quite well. (him and his wife as object)
He and his wife know me quite well. (He and his wife as subject)
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Which of the following is correct and why?

him and his wife
he and his wife

This will resolve a family dispute!
Thank you!

he and she (are going to the cinema)
or
he and her (are going to the cinema)
which one is correct?

Is this what you meant to ask?
 

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I am not a teacher. I am learnig English to write and speak English fluently. The point of clarification him vs he appears to me very simple. 'Him' is a objective pronoun while 'He' is a subjective prounoun. So the term 'him and his wife' can be used as object of a sentence. Example: We invited him and his wife to our party. The other term 'he and his wife' can be used as subject of a sentence. Example: He and his wife came to our party.
 
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