Origin of me
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Me and other objective forms have also replaced the subjective forms in speech in constructions like Me neither; Not us; Who, them? and in comparisons after as or than: She's no faster than him at getting the answers. When the pronoun is the subject of a verb that is expressed, the nominative forms are used: Neither did I. She's no faster than he is at getting the answers. See also than.
3. When a verb form ending in -ing functions as a noun, it is traditionally called a gerund: Walking is good exercise. She enjoys reading biographies. Usage guides have long insisted that gerunds, being nouns, must be preceded by the possessive form of the pronouns or nouns ( my; your; her; his; its; our; their; child's; author's ) rather than by the objective forms ( me; you; him; her; it; us; them ): The landlord objected to my (not me ) having guests late at night. Several readers were delighted at the author's (not author ) taking a stand on the issue. In standard practice, however, both objective and possessive forms appear before gerunds. Possessives are more common in formal edited writing, but the occurrence of objective forms is increasing; in informal writing and speech objective forms are more common: Many objections have been raised to the government (or government's ) allowing lumbering in national parks. “Does anyone object to me (or my ) reading this report aloud?” the moderator asked.
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“I´m now writing to you from goat heaven,” he lamented on the blog he maintains.
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E was an Esquire, with pride on his brow; F was a Farmer, and followed the plough.
M was a Miser, and hoarded up gold; N was a Nobleman, gallant and bold.
The living (value £250) is in the gift of trustees, and is now held by the Rev. M. Parker, Vicar.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
“I hope he will grow up to be a true comfort to you, M. Pujol,” said Miss Janet.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
That of M. Charles Guenllette is the authority followed here.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
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see dear me; so help me.