I normally play grammar by ear (I never ever troubled to officially research the guidelines), so I wear'& #x 27; t recognize why"Thanks for welcoming my family members as well as I" and also "Thanks for welcoming me and also my family members" both audio right while

"Thanks for welcoming I and also my household" as well as "Thanks for welcoming my household as well as me" both audio incorrect.The I vs me guideline doesn

& #x 27; t actually aid; "Thanks for welcoming me" seems proper "Thanks for welcoming I" is clearly wrong.Can any person

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"Thanks for welcoming my household as well as me

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Always placed on your own behind the various other individual in a substance. So I, me, and so on constantly comes behind the other individuals - you, them, they, my good friends, my family members, ... the checklist is limitless-- in English, you put on'& #x 27; t matter for as high as individuals you & #x 27; re connecting to with a conjunction.The 2nd issue is actually much easier. If there wasn & #x 27; t something(a person)else attached to it, simply assume what you would certainly claim. Would certainly you ever before claim, "Thanks for welcoming I "? Otherwise, then #x & put on 27; t usage & #x 27; I & #x 27; even if they welcomed another person also.20 Share ReportSave degree 2 · 9y I & #x 27
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been making use of & #x 27; My pal as well as I '& #x 27; for the lengthiest time, primarily since I was informed that if you take the various other individual out of the sentence it transforms the framework entirely because you shed a subject/noun etc. Can somebody please clarify this?


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What you truly require to recognize is that "I" is for when you are doing the verb as well as "me" is for when somebody is doing the verb to you. Considering that the welcoming is being done to you, it'& #x 27; s obtained ta be"


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Well. What'& #x 27; s occurring is that the verb calls for something in the unbiased situation to find after it. 'My household' coincides whether it'& #x 27; s subject or item, as well as if you make use of 'my household and also I' as the things of a verb, due to the fact that the family members little bit precedes it type of 'guards' the I from appearing also weird. (It is still incorrect, in conventional written English, yet it'& #x 27; s the kind of point you will certainly listen to a great deal in speech.) Whereas if 'I' comes promptly after the verb it'& #x 27; s apparent quickly that it requires to be in the unbiased type 'me'.7 Share
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This is what tossed me off, many thanks!


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The regulations end up being more clear if you pare the sentence down to its fundamentals. As you kept in mind, "thanks for welcoming me" is right due to the fact that me is an item, not a topic. Therefore, "thanks for welcoming my family members, pals, poodle, pet dog fish as well as me" is additionally right.3 Share
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We are speaking about the particular indirect situation kinds of what is "my household and also I" as well as "I and also my family members" in the (unstressed) straight situation. "My family members" doesn'& #x 27; t modification anyhow, yet the indirect situation type of "I" is "me".

When we placed the 2 with each other and also we actually desire the indirect situation of the combination, currently the inquiry is what occurs. Languages vary in exactly how they manage this. English in addition to the significant European languages placed both components in the indirect situation prior to joining them. So the right kinds are " my family members and also me" along with " me and also my family members". This is all there is to claim from an enlightened authoritative factor of view.Nevertheless, numerous indigenous audio speakers of English concur with your first instincts, that we can not assert that "my family members and also I"is totally incorrect. What is even more, considerable varieties of individuals have actually been speaking such as this for centuries. Plainly there is some alternate grammatic pattern at work.I hunch there are lots of methods the sensation can possibly be described.

To obtain even more info, it is best to change"my household"by something for which the straight things type is not similar to the indirect things kind. A fine example is "him/he as well as me/I"/ "me/I as well as him/he", as well as keeping that there are some interesting sensations. See http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=3469 for information as well as for a conversation of feasible explanation.My description 1, which resembles several of those stated in the Language Log blog post, states that your grammatic regulation goes approximately as complies with: Straight item or indirect, unstressed or worried, in English it & #x 27; s just the same(unalterable)other than for individual pronouns.When you sign up with words with"as well as", the outcome is never ever an individual pronoun, also when a few of the components are individual pronouns. For that reason, also intricate building and constructions including a pronoun are unalterable.

Either"my household and also I" is appropriate despite instance, or"my household as well as me "is right no matter instance, or both are right despite situation. I.e., if one can be utilized for X in" welcoming X ", then it can be utilized in" X welcomed"and also vice versa.Now we have actually decoupled the situation of" I"/"me"from the context in which "my family members and also I/me"happens, however we have to still select in between "I" as well as "me". A typical option in any type of Indo-European language would certainly be

the straight things instance, so "I". If you have a little bit of official grammar education and learning, this is the noticeable option. On the various other hand, English likewise makes use of the indirect things situation, i.e." me", as a stressed out variation of the straight things instance. (E.g. in titles. Primarily in the very same circumstances where French usages"moi"rather than "je ".) To make sure that & #x 27; s likewise a flawlessly excellent option. As a whole, "me"is much more colloquial yet is declined by several pedants that merely reject that English has worried versions of pronouns as well as suggest: "That is that?-I! "My description'additionally informs us why numerous indigenous audio speakers, specifically youngsters, claim points like"Me and also my sibling fished."My different description claims that for some audio speakers, when a facility expression remains in the indirect situation, just the initial component obtains noted as indirect instance et cetera continues to be in straight situation. This forecasts"welcome him as well as she

"in addition to"welcome her and also he"as & #x 27; proper & #x 27;. Please talk up if any type of indigenous audio speaker actually feels that these are right(I question it )!(This option description is not totally crazy. E.g. in German, when you placed a string of adjectives before a noun that remains in the dative instance, then just the very first adjective-- or the write-up preceding it-- remains in the dative instance, and also the others remain in the nominative situation. That & #x 27; s comparable as well as also weirder.)