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topic: Pronouns with elliptical clauses 1

In conversational English, most native speakers will say things like "taller than him" instead of "taller than he". Still, it's important to know the formal way to use pronouns with elliptical clauses.

Choose the correct pronoun to complete each of the following sentences:


1. I see all those people laughing, and I wonder if I'll ever be as happy as _____________.
  they
  them

2. He talks to me a lot, but he talks to you more than _____________ .
  I
  me

3. They obviously wanted this victory more than ______________.   us
  we

4. My sister is as tall as _____________.
  she
  her

5. I like pie more than my sister does. = I like pie more than _____________.
  her
  she

6. I like pie more than I like my sister. = I like pie more than _____________.
  her
  she

7. I'm taking fewer classes than _____________.
  him
  he

8. You're not distributing the candy evenly. You gave them more candy than _____________.
  we
  us

9. No one dances better than _____________.
  I
  me

10. The news pleased her as much as _____________.
  I
  me


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