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her or she?

Postby Tukanja » Sun Mar 13, 2011 9:51 pm

I've seen this on YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8j7pQ1sk ... er&list=UL

There I came across this sentence
Mama bought me an old airplane magazine. It's older than her.

I wonder if it should have been written this way below

Mama bought me an old airplane magazine. It's older them she.

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Re: her or she?

Postby Buddhaheart » Sun Mar 13, 2011 11:47 pm

You’re right. I’ve an old rule that says the case of a pronoun following the word “than” is determined by mentally supplying the verb after it. Therefore, “... It's older than she [not "her"] (is).” is correct.
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Re: her or she?

Postby khaled » Fri Mar 25, 2011 4:27 pm

Mama bought me an old airplane magazine. It's older than she.
The correct answer is she.
Explanation:

If we mentally complete the sentence, we would say, "It's older than she is." Therefore, she is the correct answer.
Wish I gave you a good helpful answer
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Re: her or she?

Postby clevermae » Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:00 am

Mama bought me an old airplane magazine. It's older than her.

You can't say "It's older than she" because the sentence can't be understandable!!! :lol:
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Re: her or she?

Postby Josef » Sun Apr 24, 2011 6:55 am

You are older than me. OR You are older than I am.

It is older than her. OR It is older than she is.
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Re: her or she?

Postby Tukanja » Mon Jun 13, 2011 6:10 pm

I can accept

It is older than she is.

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Re: her or she?

Postby sweethuman » Thu Jun 23, 2011 7:41 am

Tukanja wrote:I've seen this on YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8j7pQ1sk ... er&list=UL

There I came across this sentence
Mama bought me an old airplane magazine. It's older than her.

I wonder if it should have been written this way below

Mama bought me an old airplane magazine. It's older them she.

Thanks


Than her not than she :-)
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