I

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'I', 'i': /ˈaɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA'I', 'i': /aɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling'I', 'i': (ī)


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I
A speaker or writer uses I to refer to himself or herself. I is the subject of a verb. It is always written as a capital letter.
I will be leaving soon.
I like your dress.
You can also use I as part of the subject of a verb, along with another person or other people. You mention the other person first. Say ‘My friend and I’, not ‘I and my friend’.
My mother and I stood beside the road and waited.
My brothers and I go to the same school.
Be careful
Don't use ‘I’ after is. Say ‘It’s me', not ‘It’s I'.
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