W7

Use the correct pronoun at the end of the sentence.

 

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Incorrect Examples

Correct Examples

a) After the words am, are, was, were

       use the pronouns I, he, she, or they. 

 

If it is awkward, rewrite the sentence.

The new teacher is him. 

The new teacher is he. 

or better:

He is the new teacher. 

b) After the words like, than, or as, use the pronouns I, he, she, or they. 

I wish I were as tall as him. 

He can run faster than me.

I wish I were as tall as he is. 

He can run faster than I can.

c) After prepositions use the pronouns me, him, her, them. 

We kept the secret between just he and I. 

We kept the secret between just him and me. 

d) When something is done to someone, use him, her, them, or us. 

This experience defined he. 

This experience defined him.