Madelyn's life is transformed in unexpected ways as, like Lear, she struggles with matters of mortality and betrayal, loyalty and love. See regarding the use of oblique case in emphatics. It's the last line: is it wrong? With regard to your comments, even if it be as it may, pretentious and sarcastic are not synonyms for ungrammatical. Infinitive form of be also doesn't like nominative pronouns. You know, when you think about it. The end is the transfer of ideas, emotions and opinions from one mind to another as fully and successfully as possible. She knows her husband is sleeping with the younger woman.
I have never heard a native speaker give other than us. It bothers me to think the language is now the province of idle-headed cell-phone chatters. Of my examples only Yes, this is she is somewhat quaint. And Aiden Quinn's baritone voice will test the lower range of your theaters subwoofers. If I were you and you were I? Baby how much could we be I you've a part of me You are with me I go If you feel it I know Everything I say to you is true I don't want to tell you what to do But if I were you I take the love I'm to you Oh if I were you Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh If I were you I trust in me like I in you Oh, if I were you Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh I know what you're when you sleep You have I will keep And in morning when we arise I see my in your eyes Every boy must to be a man Maybe I can help you, yes I can But if I were you I take the love I'm to you Oh if I were you Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh If I were you I trust in me like I in you Oh, if I were you Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh Well, I that love is a thing Born into our destinies From a moment of inspiration And as it it your life forever! Low prices on , and. Written by Quotes : But just remember, God doesn't give us any more than we can carry. But like Father Brown we may also, with cheerful contempt for such ideas, treat it as a direct object, and hence have me rather than I.
However, I think it bears comment that the examples with nominative complements the first set of examples are all in a stilted, hyperformal register that you find in written English, but in spoken form would only be encountered in historical dramas and very occasionally in real life from pretentious or sarcastic people. If the lyrics are in a long line, first paste to Microsoft Word or a similar word processor, then recopy and paste to key changer. Hang around to catch my eye? This is somewhat of a gray area. These are song lyrics, so there's poetic license--yes. The clever situation that sets up the whole film starts immediately and the laughs come quickly, punctuated by moments of profound emotional connection.
I upvoted this answer because I didn't think it was wrong on its face and makes some good points about how accusative forms are obligatory in many cases. . Would you fall apart as I walk by? However, modern usage has largely veered away from this, so 'It's me' and 'It's us' are now considered quite acceptable. It was he who first pioneered the technique. You seem to find the dark when everything is bright You look for all thats wrong instead of all thats right Does it feel good to you to rain on my parade You never say a word unless its to complain Its driving me insane If i were you Holding the world right in my hands The first thing I'd do Is thank the stars for all that i have If i were you Look what surrounds you now More than you ever dreamed Have you forgotten just how hard it used to be So whats it going to take For you to realize It all could go away in one blink of an eye It happens all the time If i were you Holding the world right in my hands The first thing I'd do Is thank the stars above Tell the ones I love that i do If i were you So whats it going to take For you to realize It all could go away in one blink of an eye It happens all the time. It's a movie about relationships, but it's also a movie about acting, at first metaphorically and then overtly. This software was developed by John Logue.
Every now and then, breaking even the well-attested rules will help us do that. See this movie, and pray it gets a good distribution deal. Song goes: If for a moment I were you, and you were me, how would it be? If I were you I would never let me go If I were you I would always love me so if I were you I can't play your part in life But I would surely walk my way I cant think the way you think But I would never go away You can trust me when I say That I will always be for real You can always count on me No matter how alone you feel If I were you I would never let me go If I were you I would always love me so If I were you I would never. It was I who got the promotion. If I Were You lyrics and chords are intended for your personal use only, it's a very good country song written and recorded by Terri Clark. Provide details and share your research! I wouldn't think that it is pompous; rather, it would bring a smile to my face. If I were you I'd look the situation over Wasn't just by accident Our paths were meant to cross eventually You say you've lost each time you tried to give Well I don't mean to tell you how to live Ooh but if I were you I'd fall in love with me Don't get me wrong I don't pretend to know the future If you feel it half as much When your body touches me Then you must know it's worth at least a try So please don't let the good times pass you by Ooh baby if I were you if I were you I'd fall in love with me And if you were me You'd feel a pounding deep inside you growing stronger And through these eyes You know there isn't any reason To wait Any longer Ooh take my advice And all the love I have to give you Odds are this time you just can't miss What happened in the past is history But what's going on right now Can't be denied Now I only want to help you to decide Ooh if I were you I'd fall in love with me Uh huh huh huh baby if I were you I'd fall in love with me Ooh baby if I were you I'd fall in love with me It's a bought her dating some guy who she needs to be happy and help her threw as well her help him threw the hard times so shes basically singing to him that she loves him and wants him to falling love with her.
Note that was I is possible, but were I is awkward: were is not the plural were here, but the conditional. But one of them has a secret. Which of those two do you choose, and why? Be jealous of another guy? Following the well-attested rules helps us do that. Linking verbs describe or rename the subject, rather than describing an action that happens upon it. Sometimes following the zombie rules that some people here and I am one of them will argue against, will still help us do that. However, it is not so clear that when a pronoun is the target of a be word, that it is an object. The complement of a link verb is traditionally put in the nominative, not the accusative: It is I.
The verb to be doesn't take an object; it has a complement because the two things on either side of it are equivalent. Often breaking the zombie rules will do that. Probably never, for most people alive today. But if I were you I take the love I'm to you Oh if I were you Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh If I were you I trust in me like I in you Oh, if I were you Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh. When they are the object of a verb, the objective case has to be used. For instance, I passed the message to her not I passed the message to she. » I managed to score a seat to the sold out showing at the Palm Springs Film Festival last night, and the packed house ate this movie up.
Certain pronouns in English exhibit a limited form of case. Madelyn's plan backfires when Lucy, an aspiring actress, orders her to play King Lear in a very amateur production, with Lucy playing the Fool. It seems that when be is in the form of a conditional, or with various modals auxiliaries like should, then I becames ungrammatical, or at least awkward marginally grammatical as a target. If I Were You Written and recorded Terri Clark G C D7 G C D7 You were standin' at my front door when I came home tonight G C D7 And I could tell by the look you gave me you were needin' my advice C D7 You say you want more out of life than he can give you Em C As a tear rolls down your face G But girl I've seen the way he looks at you D7 G D7 And I know someone who'd gladly take your place G C G If I were you I'd run back home tonight C G D7 Tell him everything's alright yeah I know what I'd do G C G If I were you I'd never let him go C G D7 I'd have someone to hold my whole life through G If I were you C You shouldn't think you're missing out on something D7 G C D7 Because you wear a wedding band G Cause I can't seem to find somebody C D7 Who wants more than just a one night stand C D7 Em C You know this single life I'm livin' ain't all it's cracked up to be G D7 G D7 So you've come to the wrong place if what you want is sympathy G C G If I were you I'd run back home tonight C G D7 Tell him everything's alright yeah I know what I'd do G C G If I were you I'd never let him go C G D7 I'd have someone to hold my whole life through repeat 2 D7 G If I were you banner2. It's a bit more complicated than this, though, surely. She loves him so much and is telling him that in a voice of some and I personal me love that she is singing that to him if I had the awesome singing voice I thought I did id do the same thing. Now, that the two different defaults exist in different combinations of dialect and register, I'd be more prepared to believe.
When we hear give that to she, we do not think that the speaker is pretentious, but rather a non-native speaker. To learn more, see our. That's what happens if you follow the letter of the rules, and nothing else. Why it might give a quaint impression to the modern ear is perhaps that it sounds like the person is referring to herself in the third person, which is child-like. You can be used for both. The chords provided are my interpretation and their accuracy is not guaranteed. It is poetic license at work.
In this case be expresses the relationship of either essential or incidental equivalence or identity John is a man; John is a musician Collins There are more philosophical uses in this area: John is John Tony Blair If I were you,. To me, the solid logic of the language or nearly solid, as it was forty years ago is the most beautiful aspect of it. Marcia Gay Harden makes the argument for comedic performances becoming Oscar worthy. More important though, is that grammar is a means to an end. However, it raises a grammar question that some friends and I have wondered about for years.