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Pre-quiz 1.He is the man who/whom I admire. 2.Who/whom will be elected president in November. 3.On who/whom the prank was pulled? 4.Who/whom wrote the letter? 5.For who/whom should I vote?
6.Who/whom do I love? 7.He jumped out of bed and ran to see who/whom the parcel was for. 8.Who/whom do you think she is? 9.Who/whom loves you? 10. It is the man wearing the red ballcap who/whom found the gold.
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Who vs. Whom? Who and whom are relative pronouns Who is only used when it is used as the subject of a sentence Whom is used when it is used as the direct object of a sentence or the object of a preposition If noun is object of a “to be” verb, the object operates as a nominative and who would be used instead of whom.
Rule of Thumb If you can insert the word he, then you can use the pronoun “who” If you can insert the word him, then you can use the pronoun “whom” “M” is whom
Example of misuse WHAT’S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?
Examples Who/whom is St. Louis’ first baseman in the playoffs? Albert Pujols is golfing with who/whom while the Cardinals are playing in the playoffs? Michael Scott is the one who/whom used to manage Dunder Mifflin’s Scranton branch. Pippa Middleton may not be the princess, but she still is the one for who/whom many heads turn. She is the one who/whom turns many heads
Post-test 1.Who/whom are you going to invite? 2.He doesn’t know who/whom the boss of the company is. 3.I don’t care who/whom you invite. 4.They hired the man who/whom we interviewed last week. 5.Who/whom is going to do the dishes?