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How to Answer the Phone: This is She/He or This is Her/Him ...

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Before I tell you the correct way to answer this question, I want to walk through the reasons why the ... For starters, let's break down the sentence “This is she/her .

Pronouns : I answer our company's main phone line, and - FAQ Item

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A. Your response was the correct one. “This is she” is grammatically correct. The verb “to be” acts as a linking verb, equating subject and object. So this is she ...

pronouns - Which is correct: "This is her" or "This is she"? - English ...

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Oct 14, 2010 ... "This is she" is short for "This is she who is speaking", and so I believe it is more formal. "This is her" probably isn't technically correct, but it is ...

Which is correct This is she or This is her? - Quora

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Technically, 'This is she' is the right answer. In Latin, the pronoun following the copula ('is') is supposed to be in the nominative case, i.e. he/she/I/we. English ...

“This is she” vs. “This is her” « Pain in the English

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Jun 15, 2006 ... “This is she” is grammatically correct. The verb “to be” acts as a linking verb, equating subject and object. So this is she and she is this; “she” ...

when asked is this so and so....do you answer, "this is she ...

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Her is speaking is incorrect, but she is speaking is correct. Now if asked, is this Liz, then you would say yes, I am her, because there is no ...

This Is She, This Is Her? - English Forums

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Aug 13, 2014 ... "Here's a picture, this is her" -> you would say -> "Here's a picture, she's this one" ... The correct one, of course, is "SHE is Mary". so, Instead of saying "This is ...

The Grammarphobia Blog: How should you answer the phone?

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Feb 28, 2007 ... A: If you want to be strictly correct, say “This is she” or (responding to a question) “ Yes, it is I.” Many people find these too formal, however.

Grammar Girl : "It Is I" Versus "It Is Me" :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™

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Jun 14, 2012 ... A listener named Jodie wanted to know which is correct: "It is I" or "It is me." She says that when she answers the phone and the person asks, "Is ...

Elon Loves Grammar: "This is He/She" versus "This is Him/Her"

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Apr 27, 2009 ... I believe that it is very important for people to know the correct form so that ... The nominative case is used for the pronouns I, he, she, we, they, ...