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Which is correct: 'John and me are going to work' or 'John and I are going to work'?

The first is common, but the second is correct.

How do you tell? It's easy.

Split the ideas into two sentences. Would you say 'Me am going to work? Then it's the other one: 'I am going to work' - and John is going to work'. (You'll need the plural 'are' when you are talking about both of you.)

About Ralph Brown

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Ralph is our founder and managing director. He has a background in psychology, television journalism and business.

Ralph's passions are psychology and writing. He leads workshops on both and speaks to conferences on the psychology of thriving at work.

In 2011  Professional Speakers Australia awarded him its top speaking accreditation, the CSP.

He has written six books and more than a hundred articles on psychology and writing. International research journals have published his articles reviewing the research on resilience.

Ralph enjoys trips to France. He lives in rural Canterbury.

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