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when should you use “who” or “whom”?

when should you use “who” or “whom”?

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  1. Who and whom are both pronouns, but they are used differently. Who is used as the subject of the verb in a sentence. Whom is used as the object of the verb or preposition in a sentence.

    Object Examples:

    1.  “Whom did you give the book to?”
    2. “To whom are you speaking?”

    Subject Examples:

    1. “Who was the person who called?”
    2.  “Who is the person whom you talked to?”

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