who or whom


which is correct in this sentence?

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Whatever you choose to do, I wish you and your wife, whom I believe is also retiring about this same time, many happy years ahead.
asked Apr 25 '13 at 00:47 Gwendolyn B. Minor New member

3 answers


Your punctuation is wanting.  You need a comma after you so that you make it clear that you are referring to the wife, who is retiring at the same time.  Also, the general rule is that whom is never the subject of a verb, but who is always the subject of a verb.

link comment answered Apr 25 '13 at 02:11 Selena New member

Who are you in the first place?. Whom do you think he is?.

link comment answered Apr 29 '13 at 22:04 Naawi Yaw Moses New member

Who is correct.  You don't say " whom is also retiring".

link comment answered Apr 25 '13 at 04:37 Z. A. Jazley Expert

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