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How can i use I and Me in the sentence

asked Nov 25 '12 at 00:22 Simedah Phiri Musonda New member

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'I' is the nominative case, and will be used as a subject. 'Me' is the objective case, and will be used as an object.

I told him to give me the ball.

link comment answered Nov 25 '12 at 02:26 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow
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'I' should be used as the subject of a sentence whereas 'me" should be used as the object of a sentence.

I am a student. (subject)

She helped me. (object)

link comment answered Nov 25 '12 at 03:56 Z. A. Jazley Contributor
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Here is a trick I always use to determine situations like this.  (Note:  The answers above are both correct, I'm just expanding past the question.)

 

Follow the "Me, myself, and I" principle.  When referring to yourself, people tend to have trouble with the me/I issue.  Just remember "me, myself, and I" to figure out the order.  Here is an example:

 

You should come with me, John, and Grace to the movies.

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John, Grace, and I are going to the movies.

 

"Me" always comes first in a sentence.  "I" always comes last.  (Notice the order of Me, myself, and I.)  Also, "me" is always passive, whereas "I" is always active.

 

Passive:  "It was done to me."

Active:  "I did it."

 

So there ya go...an extensive lesson on Me vs. I.

link comment answered Nov 25 '12 at 04:57 Scott Martin Contributor
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we can use I only for subject and Me for object, such as, I like to watch movies.     You must call me when you will get home.

link comment answered Nov 26 '12 at 15:00 monjury rani das New member

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