Wk5DQ4 - who and whom or you can go with your gut feeling...

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Who is always a subject; use it if the pronoun performs an action. Whom is always an object; use it if the pronoun does not perform any action. Who is the subject- Lincoln is the one who ate the last piece of candy. Whom is the object- Whom did you go to the party with last night? In most cases, for sentences where the pronoun is followed by a verb, use who . When the pronoun is followed by a noun or pronoun, use whom . If you are confused about the difference between subjects and objects, you can either avoid using
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Unformatted text preview: who and whom or you can go with your gut feeling and write whatever sounds better. If you are still confused you can use this simple test, silently replace the word with he or him to see which sounds better. He is the same as using who (subjective) and him is the same as using whom (objective). If I were teaching English as a second language I would I would make sure they knew and understood that who is the subject and whom is the object....
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