this structure in English

JonathanKA2Kwiziq community member

this structure in English

In this structure in English, you can use either an object pronoun or a subject pronoun plus a verb. You can't use a subject pronoun without a verb.  "She is taller than me." OR "She is taller than I am." BUT NOT "She is taller than I."

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ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Actually, both versions "taller than I" and "taller than me" are correct English grammar, even though the first one is not often used in everyday speech.

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JonathanKA2Kwiziq community member

See the textbook English Grammar in Use (published by Cambridge) Unit 107, section D.

this structure in English

In this structure in English, you can use either an object pronoun or a subject pronoun plus a verb. You can't use a subject pronoun without a verb.  "She is taller than me." OR "She is taller than I am." BUT NOT "She is taller than I."

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