“for whom” or “for who”, which one is appropriate?

“for whom” or “for who”, which one is appropriate?

2 Answers

  1. Both “for whom” and “for who” are used to ask questions about the person affected by the verb.
    However, the question word “whom” is often replaced by “who” in common speech.

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  2. For whom or for who is the correct choice depends on the usual meaning of the pronoun and the sense of the sentence. In general, if the pronoun refers to a specific person or people, use the whom form. Otherwise use the who form.

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