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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 - 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 ...

“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” ...

What is grammatically correct when answering the phone: "This is ...

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And why? What about "This is me" vs "this is I ... Grammatically, "this is she" is correct. I know that this is used in the Caribbean quite naturally, but it ...

This is she, this is her? - English Forums

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Yes yes, "This is she" is correct. People always whine, though, that doing this is stuffy and pretentious. This is why I have taken to referring to myself and others in  ...

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 ...

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.

Pronouns | Grammar Rules

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Technically correct: It is just I at the door. Rule 3. This rule surprises even language watchers: when who refers to a personal pronoun (I, you, he, she, we, they), ...

Which is correct? | Grammarly

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Jun 22, 2011 ... He saw HER talking ... He saw ME talking = He saw her and me talking. You would not say "He saw she talking" and even worse you would not ...

Is it grammatically correct to say, She went missing"? What is the rule?"

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If the phrase troubles your ear, you're not alone! You hear or see the expression a lot these days. When a person disappears, the media often announces that ...

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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 ...

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

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Please justify your answer with an explanation ... Technically, 'This is she' is the right answer. In Latin, the pronoun following the copula ('is') is supposed to be in the ...

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 ...