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Approved answer (verified by Mister Micawber)
For that, use:
This is he/she.
This is [name].
Mister MicawberYou can also use the set phrase, 'Speaking.'
I also like, "Your wish has been granted".
I am a dinosaur, and do say "This is she."
You can also say "This is Barb" (although you would use your own name).
I would not say "This is her." The odd thing there is that if I knocked on someone's door and they asked "Who is it?" I would say "It's me!"
It is I.
It is me
Rule(Traditional Grammar):When a pronoun follows a linking verb(is,was) we use a subjective form rather than an objective form
Anonymous:That's because a subject is a subject and an object is an object. When a linking verb is creating an equation between two words, (such as, "This is he."), 'this' is the subject of the sentence. 'Is' is the linking verb that is making 'he' the subject complement, as in it is complementing the subject. You have to use a SUBJECT pronoun for the SUBJECT complement because a subject is a subject! Just a little explanation for you there!
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