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"my friend and I" vs "I and my friend"

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"my friend and I" vs "I and my friend"

Post by ALDAHMASHY » Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:42 am

would you explain to me why ...my friend and I is correct sentence whereas, I and my friend is incorrect.

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Re: "my friend and I" vs "I and my friend"

Post by Joe » Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:11 am

1. My friend and I ate dinner. :ok:
2. I and my friend ate dinner. :ok: (not so polite)

1 and 2 are grammatically correct but 2 is not so polite because you put "I" before "my friend" (selfish).
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Re: "my friend and I" vs "I and my friend"

Post by jonathanrace » Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:41 pm

2 sounds unnatural to me. I would much prefer to hear "me and my friend ate dinner".
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Re: "my friend and I" vs "I and my friend"

Post by aaaers » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:50 am

My friend and me ate dinner.right ?
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