[ ahr-suh-seez, ahr-sey-seez ]
/ ˈɑr səˌsiz, ɑrˈseɪ siz /
founder of the Parthian empire c250 b.c.
Is It “I Wish I Were” Or “I Wish I Was”?Picture it. You are texting your buddy, and you type out “I wish I were.” But there’s that pesky autocorrect, trying to change it to “I wish I was.” Is autocorrect ducking with you, or are you about to commit a grammar faux pas?
I vs. MeIs it “my friends and I,” or “my friends and me?” I is a subject pronoun, and me is an object pronoun. This means I can be used as the subject of a sentence, and me can only be used as the object of one. I can perform an action, while me can only have actions performed upon it. Subject vs. Object Pronouns A subject …
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