My brother and I

Hi!!!!! A few days ago I read an article on the internet, about common grammar mistakes. The text said that “My brother and I went to the White House” was a mistake and the correct use is my brother and me… I have always used (because I thought it was the correct form) the first, Am I wrong? Thanks in advance. Sabrina

No, you are right! The correct form is “My brother and I went to the White House” because “My brother and I” are the subjects of the sentence. Many people do say “My brother and me” but this is considered incorrect (at least by grammar purists). “My brother and me” is grammatically correct only when “My brother and me” are the objects of the sentence. For example: “At the White House the security guard was very rude to my brother and me.”

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