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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 ...

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 .

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

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Dec 27, 2007 ... Grammatically, "this is she" is correct. I know that this is used in the Caribbean quite naturally, but it doesn't come quite so naturally to English ...

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.

This is she, this is her? - English Forums

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Aug 13, 2014 ... 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 ...

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, ...

This is her/she ? | WordReference Forums

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Dec 12, 2008 ... "This is she" is "grammatically" correct and "this is she" is the only one I could think being said - but only by either someone a long time ago or ...

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

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Mar 4, 2008 ... 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 ...

She/her | Grammarly

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Jun 18, 2016 ... She/her. 0. When someone calls you and asks for you, should your response ... The correct way to phrase the example would be “This is her.

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

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Oct 14, 2010 ... If Joan is the person who answered the phone, should she say "This is her" .... As a result, "This is she" became a correct alternative again, long ...

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

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“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” and “this” are one ...

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....