She is more beautiful than her

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she is more beautiful than her

Quote by John Green: “What else? She is so beautiful. You don’t get t...”

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English Grammar: Comparatives

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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. It only takes a minute to sign up. She is a predicate nominative which is indeed in the subjective case. If you expand the sentence, it becomes clear:. On a philosophical level, some are questioning whether grammar is prescriptive or descriptive.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie Policy , Privacy Policy , and our Terms of Service. English Language Learners Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for speakers of other languages learning English. It only takes a minute to sign up. I suppose the "rationale" for that position is there's a "deleted" verb following the pronoun more soft-spoken than she is , in OP's example. But you've only to look at the chart in this excellent ELU answer to see that native speakers in general have increasingly abandoned that position, particularly in recent decades. So if you want to sound like a modern native speaker, use the accusative pronoun her here. TL;DR: I wouldn't go so far as to say she is a "hypercorrection", but it's old-fashioned and stuffy.

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  2. Meluaa says:

    The English words than and then look and sound a lot alike, but they are completely different.

  3. Muhammad B. says:

    As for Jane, I still don't know if I ever want to talk with her again. ;-) she is more beautiful than i this sentence is correct, but it is old english meaning that it is the.

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