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You vs. Me

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Youpronoun

(object pronoun) The people spoken, or written to, as an object.

Mepronoun

As the direct object of a verb.

‘Can you hear me?’;

Youpronoun

(To) yourselves, (to) yourself.

Mepronoun

(obsolete) Myself; as a reflexive direct object of a verb.

Youpronoun

(object pronoun) The person spoken to or written to, as an object. (Replacing thee; originally as a mark of respect.)

Mepronoun

As the object of a preposition.

‘Come with me.’;

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Youpronoun

(subject pronoun) The people spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Replacing ye.)

‘Both of you should get ready now.’; ‘You are all supposed to do as I tell you.’;

Mepronoun

As the indirect object of a verb.

‘He gave me this.’;

Youpronoun

(subject pronoun) The person spoken to or written to, as a subject. (Originally as a mark of respect.)

Mepronoun

Myself; as a reflexive indirect object of a verb; the ethical dative.

Youpronoun

(indefinite personal pronoun) Anyone, one; an unspecified individual or group of individuals (as subject or object).

Mepronoun

(colloquial) As the complement of the copula (“be” or “is”).

‘It wasn't me.’;

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Youdeterminer

The individual or group spoken or written to.

‘Have you gentlemen come to see the lady who fell backwards off a bus?’;

Mepronoun

My; preceding a noun, marking ownership.

Youdeterminer

Used before epithets for emphasis.

‘You idiot!’;

Mepronoun

As the subject of a verb.

‘Me and my friends played a game.’;

Youverb

(transitive) To address (a person) using the pronoun you, rather than thou, especially historically when you was more formal.

Mepronoun

As the subject of a verb.

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Youpronoun

The pronoun of the second person, in the nominative, dative, and objective case, indicating the person or persons addressed. See the Note under Ye.

‘Ye go to Canterbury; God you speed.’; ‘Good sir, I do in friendship counsel youTo leave this place.’; ‘In vain you tell your parting loverYou wish fair winds may waft him over.’;

Medeterminer

alternative form of my

Youpronoun

used to refer to the person or people that the speaker is addressing

‘are you listening?’; ‘I love you’;

Mepronoun

One. See Men, pron.

Youpronoun

used to refer to the person being addressed together with other people regarded in the same class

‘you Americans’;

Me

The person speaking, regarded as an object; myself; a pronoun of the first person used as the objective and dative case of the pronoum I; as, he struck me; he gave me the money, or he gave the money to me; he got me a hat, or he got a hat for me.

‘Me rather had my heart might frrl your loveThan my unpleased eye see your courtesy.’;

Youpronoun

used in exclamations to address one or more people

‘hey, you!’; ‘you fools’;

Menoun

a state in New England

Youpronoun

your

‘I didn't know that was you nickname’;

Mepronoun

used by a speaker to refer to himself or herself as the object of a verb or preposition

‘do you understand me?’; ‘wait for me!’;

Youpronoun

used to refer to any person in general

‘after a while, you get used to it’;

Mepronoun

used after the verb ‘to be’ and after ‘than’ or ‘as’

‘you have more than me’; ‘hi, it's me’;

You

In Modern English, you is the second-person pronoun. It is grammatically plural, and was historically used only for the dative case, but in most modern dialects is used for all cases and numbers.

Mepronoun

I or my

‘I'll get me coat’; ‘me can come an go as me please’;

Mepronoun

to or for myself

‘I've got me a job’;

Mepronoun

used in exclamations

‘dear me!’;

Menoun

a medical condition of unknown cause, with fever, aching, and prolonged tiredness and depression, typically occurring after a viral infection.

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