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15th November 2018

I'm the one who

We use this expression to specify that I am the person who is special in some way.
Usage
Written: 
Yes
Spoken: 
Yes
Formal: 
No
Informal: 
Yes
Example 1
We're going to London tomorrow. Why don't we leave before lunch?
Well, I'm the one who's driving, so I'd prefer to go later when there's less traffic.
Example 2
If we take this bag to the police, perhaps they'll give us a reward.
I'm the one who should have a reward, because I'm the one who found the bag.