Is It Me And Joe Or Joe And I?

What is the rule for using I or me in a sentence?

Sometimes it can be tricky to determine if you should be using “me” or “I” in a sentence.

Use the pronoun “I” when the person speaking is doing the action, either alone or with someone else.

Use the pronoun “me” when the person speaking is receiving the action of the verb in some way, either directly or indirectly..

Why is me and my friend wrong?

No, it’s bad grammar in any case; “me” is the object, meaning it’s done to rather than doing the action. The phrase “My friend and I” is the subject; you and your friend did the action.

Is it ever grammatically correct to say me and?

Therefore, the subject pronoun, I, is considered correct. You will certainly hear native speakers say, “Jenny and me,” and it may be acceptable in spoken English, but most traditional grammarians and English teachers will disapprove. Don’t use it in writing.

Can we use me instead of I?

“I” should be used because it’s the correct choice when it comes to subjects. It can also be helpful to consider the position of the word in the sentence. “I” is used before the verb, while “me” is almost always used after the verb (the exception being the predicate nominative).

Is me and my mom grammatically correct?

Ask The Editor | Learner’s Dictionary. If you are writing/speaking a complete sentence, you should use “It’s a picture of Mom and me.” The correct pronoun is “me” because it is the object of the preposition “of.” You can simplify the sentence to read “It’s a picture of me” which may help you choose the correct pronoun.

Is it correct to say me and my wife?

Word Choice – My wife and I/My wife and me. … Sorry, dear readers, but in this case “my wife and me” is correct. “I” and “me” are personal pronouns. “I” is used when the pronoun is the subject of the sentence.

Is it correct to say myself and John?

So you would say, “John and I decided …” rather than “I and John decided …”. Likewise when you’re the object, “Bob asked John and me to go fishing.” “Myself” is used to refer back to yourself if you’ve already mentioned yourself in a sentence.

Can you ever say me and someone?

Both can be correct. The rule is basically that you use the same form that you’d use if you were the only person involved. If you were talking about ownership of a car, you’d say “That car belongs to me”, or if you shared ownership of it, “That car belongs to my wife and me.”

Is it correct to say myself?

The sentence is grammatically correct. Myself – used for emphasis, my own self or person; as I myself will do it; I have done it myself; — used also instead of me, as the object of the first person of a reflexive verb, without emphasis; as, I will defend myself.

Is me and my husband grammatically correct?

If it is a subject of a sentence, “my husband and I” should be used. “My husband and I went to the store.” If it is an objective clause, “my husband and me” is used. For this to be correct, it must be the object of a preposition, such as, “They gave the gift to my husband and me.”

Which is correct Sally and me or Sally and I?

We use I when it is the subject of the sentence – the person doing the action. ✔ Sally and I went to the movies. Me (and us, him, her, you, and them) are also pronouns but they substitute for the object of the verb.

Is it grammatically correct to say me and my friend?

The answer is it depends. “My friend and I” would be the subject of the sentence whereas we say “my friend and me” when it is the object.

Does myself come first in a sentence?

Idiomatically, people probably use me or myself more often than I there – but if they do use I, it’s nearly always in the final position (whereas me tends to come first, and myself works fine in either position). It is considered polite when giving a list of people that includes yourself, to put yourself last.

Do you say me and John or John and I?

Both are correct when used appropriately. “John and I,” the nominative form, is used as the subject of a sentence or the subject of a clause. “John and me,” the accusative or object form, is used as the object of a preposition or the direct or indirect object of a verb. “John and I gave him a book.”

Is it contact me or myself?

For example, “if you’d like to attend this event, please contact Charlotte or me to RSVP”. You aren’t the subject and the object of the sentence, so using the reflexive objective pronoun “myself” (e.g., please contact Charlotte or myself) isn’t necessary. The objective pronoun “me” is correct.