when and where to use "who" and "whom"??
I know that "who" is subject while "whom" is object, but I keep confusing between the two. Can you help me distinguish between them?
Who is an interrogative pronoun and is used in place of the subject of a question.
Who is going?
Who can also be used in statements, in place of the subject of a clause.
This is who warned me.
Whom is also an interrogative pronoun, but it is used in place of the object of a question.
Whom is this story about?
And whom can be used in statements, in place of the object of a clause.
This is the man whom I told you about.
Whom is always the correct choice after a preposition.
The students, one of whom is graduating this year, failed the test.
|link comment||answered Feb 18 '11 at 20:51 Kochar Saeed New member|
here is a fun link, whether you already understand the distinction between "who" and "whom" or not! after starting the e-lesson, the topic is discussed on page 5, but I would start from the beginning: www.linguicon.com/schools/students/grammar/grammar-2-050/
|link comment||answered Jan 10 '13 at 19:54 esteban jonatan New member|
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Person voted on the most answers.