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    Who: subject and object questions

    1. Who went to London with Mary last week?
    2. Mary went to London with May and Ann last week.

    3. Who did Mary go to London with last week?
    4. Mary went to London with May and Ann last week.

    In sentence 1 and 3, which is correct? Thanks.
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    Re: Who: subject and object questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post

    1. Who went to London with Mary last week? OK
    2. Mary went to London with May and Ann last week?

    3. Who did Mary go to London with last week? OK
    4. Mary went to London with May and Ann last week?

    In sentence 1 and 3, which is correct? Thanks.
    Both are correct. They are different ways of expressing the same idea. Numbers 2 and 4 are not questions, they are answers. Do not put a question mark (?) after an answer.

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    Re: Who: subject and object questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post

    3. Who did Mary go to London with last week?
    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****


    Hello,

    You probably already know this, but if you have a teacher who insists on "book English," then I believe that No. 3

    should read:


    Whom did Mary go to London with last week? (That is: Mary did go to London last week with [preposition] whom?)

    Or even "better":

    With whom did Mary go to London last week?


    James

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