Just a quickie here folks! Sometimes all we need is a short reminder to jar a memory loose, especially when it’s something we already know.
Here we go: “Paul and I went to the rodeo.”
The test: “Paul went to the rodeo.” Yes, that works. “I went to the rodeo.” That works as well so the statement, “Paul and I went to the rodeo”, is correct.
Now: “Sharon went to the rodeo with Paul and I.” No.
The test: “Sharon went to the rodeo with Paul.” That works fine. But, “Sharon went to the rodeo with I.” No, sorry, my teeth just fell out. LOL
So, that means that the correct statement would be: “Sharon went to the rodeo with Paul and me.” Because you can say, “Sharon went to the rodeo with me.”
Wasn’t that painless?
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