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7 months ago
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How do I phrase this?
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So I'm writing an essay and one of the sentences ends with "... affect me and my community". I've gotten 2 reviewers saying keep it as is, 1 saying to change it to my community and I, and another saying to have it be myself and my community. Which one should I use? Or is there a better phrase to use?

Edit: Please try to keep it to 4 words.

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7 months ago[edited]

Grammatically, "affect my community and I" is incorrect because you only use "blank and I" when it's the subject, aka the one doing the verb. "affect my community and me" is grammatically correct, and so is "affect me and my community." It's up to you which one to pick, but I personally like "affect my community and me"

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7 months ago[edited]

It is actually "affect my community and me," I think so because you are not talking about just one human being. This is a place and a group of people should include the me at the end. I had the same problem, but my mom helped me fix that in my story.

I hoped this helped =)

Sorry if not...

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7 months ago

Sorry, but don't listen to @ajdekoninck. The only correct way to word that phrase is "affect my community and me." Trust me on this. Or run it through grammar.ly if you don't believe me.

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