• LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+

Grammar Repair Shop: Is it ‘he’ or ‘him’?

by on
in Workplace Communication

Which is proper “me and him” or “him and I”? — Rose Koenig, Administrative Secretary

It’s a good question. Often when people speak, they don’t get these pronouns right. Then, when they try to write using pronouns, people get confused about the correct grammar.

Here’s the rule: If you’re using pronouns as objects within a sentence, then you’d write “him and me” or “me and him.”

If you were using pronouns as subjects of the sentence, you’d write “he and I.”


“Mr. Smith would like to see the report. When you’ve finished, send a copy to me and him.”

“He and I will send back any comments before the deadline.”

Another way to determine which is correct: If you know you should use “I,” then you also have to use “he.” And if you know you should use “me,” then you also have to use “him.” The order of the pronouns—"him and me" versus "me and him"—doesn’t matter.

Like what you've read? ...Republish it and share great business tips!

Attention: Readers, Publishers, Editors, Bloggers, Media, Webmasters and more...

We believe great content should be read and passed around. After all, knowledge IS power. And good business can become great with the right information at their fingertips. If you'd like to share any of the insightful articles on BusinessManagementDaily.com, you may republish or syndicate it without charge.

The only thing we ask is that you keep the article exactly as it was written and formatted. You also need to include an attribution statement and link to the article.

" This information is proudly provided by Business Management Daily.com: http://www.businessmanagementdaily.com/27394/grammar-repair-shop-is-it-he-or-him "

Related Articles...

    No matches

Leave a Comment