There is so much misuse of the words “I”, “me” and “myself” that some clarification has to be made as to when each is correctly used.
Five of the sentences below use “I”, “me” or “myself” incorrectly.
One of the sentences below is correct.
Correct the five errors and explain the governing rules.
Identify the correct sentence and explain why it is correct.
“Jim and me are going down to slop the hogs.”
“The document had to be signed by both Susan and I.”
“Me and Jim are going to the bar tonight.”
“The suspect swore at Officer O’Leary and myself.”
“Revenue Canada sent the refund check to my wife and I.”
“I kept half the loot for myself.”
The word for today is “discomfit”.
What part of speech is “discomfit”?
Define “discomfit” and create a sentence that clearly demonstrates the meaning of the word.
CORRECTIONS & EXPLANATIONS
Corrections and explanations for this week’s entries will be posted Sunday.