Who or whom


Is this sentence correct?

Whom shall I say is calling?

I think that "who" should be used instead of whom.

asked Apr 25 '13 at 04:56 Z. A. Jazley Expert

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"Whom" is correct for formal writing. In casual language, though, "whom" is being used less and less.


In your example, you also use the word "shall," so I'm guessing that you're going for a formal tone. Stick with "whom."

link answered Apr 25 '13 at 19:12 Actually Holly Expert

Thanks a lot. Anyway I have a doubt about this structure. Is this structure the same as my question?Who do you think is coming? / Whom do you think is coming?

Z. A. JazleyApr 27 '13 at 02:37

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