Pronouns After Than or As

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Pronouns After Than or As. You have to fill in the omitted words (to yourself) to determine whether to use a pronoun in the nominative case or in the objective case.The movie scared her more than [it scared] me.The movie scared her more than I [scared her].You must be careful. Changing the pronou

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1. Pronouns After Than or As Than and as are used to make comparisons. They are conjunctions – they join 2 clauses. Part of the second clause is often omitted (understood). Henry is taller than he [is]. This class bores me more than [it bores] her.

2. Pronouns After Than or As You have to fill in the omitted words (to yourself) to determine whether to use a pronoun in the nominative case or in the objective case. The movie scared her more than [it scared] me. The movie scared her more than I [scared her]. You must be careful. Changing the pronoun’s case can change the whole meaning of the sentence.

3. Pronouns After Than or As If you use a pronoun in the nominative case for the second clause, it will be the subject of the second clause. You will have to fill in the “missing” verb (and DO/SC). The movie scared her more than I [scared her]. If you use a pronoun in the objective case for the second clause, it will be the direct object of the second clause. You will have to fill in the “missing” subject and verb. The movie scared her more than [it scared] me.

4. Pronouns After Than or As Diagramming: The movie scared her more than me. Place the conjunction on a dashed line joining the clauses. Fill in the “missing” words in brackets in the second clause.

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