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Darn, I can't find the answer to this anywhere! If a sentence has a possessive first-person and third-person, what does one do? None of the examples in the title seem proper. Is the only option to make it passive and just say 'The house of me and Sarah'?

Thank you.
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Maybe "my and Sarah's house" would work?
I don't think there is anything incorrect about either my and Sarah's, or Sarah's and my. Google hits are about equal. Yours and my, his and my, and hers and my are in abundant use.

Me and Sarah's house would be wrong, as would mine and Sarah's house.
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Thank you both very much.
None of the solutions ever sounds right to me!
I tend to say the house that Sarah and I own!

In ordinary conversation, the usual "solution" I have often heard -- and I'm not saying it's 'correct' -- is Sarah and I's house! me and Sarah's house runs a close second in my estimation.

CJ
CalifJimIn ordinary conversation, the usual "solution" ...is Sarah and I's house! me and Sarah's house runs a close second.

Is that really the way they talk in California, CJ?

I saw 5 google hits for "my wife and I's car" and 20 for "my wife and I's house". "Me and my wife's" gets slightly more usage. Both phrases probably should be hyphenated, don't you think: me-and-my wife's, and my wife-and-I's?

EDIT: We've tackled something similar, if somewhat humorously, in the thread about 50,000 posts ago, starting with-- Wife and I's
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1. Are you coming to mine and Claire's 18th on Saturday?

I wonder whether we could we justify this on the grounds that it's simply another way of saying:

2. Are you coming to Claire's 18th and mine on Saturday?

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MrP
DavkettMe and Sarah's house would be wrong, as would mine and Sarah's house.

I guess I really don't want to say these phrases are "wrong", because it is easy enough to grasp their intended meanings. By shifting it around to Sarah's house and mine, it is more defensible, or structurally explainable, grammatically, isn't it?

If you were limited to the original phrases which would you feel most comfortable using, MrP? CJ? Pieanne?
I think I'd be happiest with "mine and Sarah's house", of the three original alternatives.

MrP
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