Can you say 2 persons?

Can you say 2 persons?

Can you say 2 persons?

Your first choice when talking about more than one person is “(two) people”. “Persons” only makes sense if you mean “individuals”and as 郭东兴 has pointed out, this is quite uncommon. Persons is an old word, from formal English.

How many persons are there in English grammar?

three persons

How many persons or persons are there?

Many usage guides over the years have suggested that there is a clear distinction between these two words; people is used when referring to a collective group or indeterminate number, and persons serves better when referring to individuals (or a number of individuals).

Is it correct to say myself John?

“I” is correct. The speaker is the subject of the sentence, the one performing the action, and so you use the subject version of the pronoun. You use “me” when the speaker is the object, the person being acted on. “Myself” is used to refer back to yourself if you’ve already mentioned yourself in a sentence.

Is it ever grammatically correct to say me and?

Therefore, the subject pronoun, I, is considered correct. You will certainly hear native speakers say, “Jenny and me,” and it may be acceptable in spoken English, but most traditional grammarians and English teachers will disapprove. Don’t use it in writing.

Can I say me and John?

Firstly, when referring to yourself and another person or other people, it’s appropriate to put the other or others first, and yourself last. So, it’s correct to say ‘John and me’ or ‘my family and I’, not ‘me and John’ or ‘I and my family’.

What is correct my sister and I or my sister and me?

Answer: If the phrase “my sister and I” is the subject of a sentence, it is correct. The phrase “me and my sister” is incorrect. If it is the object of a sentence, the correct wording should be “my sister and me.” Example: “My mother gave my sister and me a present.”

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