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subjective case

Line breaks: sub¦ject|ive case

Definition of subjective case in English:

noun

Grammar
The nominative.
Example sentences
  • ‘You and I’ would be the subject for the clause, and hence take the subjective case.
  • In Latin, remember that the plural of me is us, and that the plural of us is I. So a double plural is a singular, but you go from the objective to the subjective case.

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