who or whow


Which example is correct?


There are probably people WHO you never considered mentors.




There are probably people WHOM you never considered mentors.

asked Sep 05 '13 at 18:21 Linda Revelle New member

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"Who" when 'who' is acting as or replacing the subject.

"Whom" when 'whom' is acting as or replacing the object.


In the adjective clauses you gave, "you" is the subject and "whom" is reflexive toward the object, "mentors".


Since "whom" is referring to the object, you use "whom" instead of "who".

link comment answered Sep 05 '13 at 22:40 Aaron Prejean Expert

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