Who vs. Whom: Dontia's podcast

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When you are using the word who in a sentence make sure that it requires a subject pronoun (equivalent to he or she ) . In formal English , use whom when a sentence requires an object pronoun (equivalent to him or he) .Contemporary usage , however increasingly favors the use of who in both cases . Strictly speaking , it is correct to use who as the subject of a verb and whom as the object . Also use whom after a preposition . Whom is a word invented to make to make everyone sound like a butler . The use of who or whom in a subordinate clause depends on how the pronoun functions in the clause . The word who is in the nominative case and the word whom is in the objective case .

Details found from the Holt Book.

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  1. Hi Dontia,
    You worked hard on this podcas and it really shows. Nice job on the lesson…I think your points are really clear and people can learn a lot from your podcast.
    I really appreciate your hard work.
    –Ms. Zellner

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