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    Question who wants?

    Hello ,


    are they same? could someone explain to me please?

    1."who wants to see it?

    2. who want to see it?


    thanks

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    Re: who wants?

    The first sentence is correct, the second sentence is not. "Who" (and "what") takes the third person singular of the verb.

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    ok thank.. how about this

    1."who want to see him?"

    2."who wants to see him?"

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    Re: who wants?

    "who" is by default singular in number. That means its verb requires an -s here:

    1. Who want to see him? <ungrammatical>
    2. Who wants to see him? <grammatical>

    Furthermore, in your examples, both "it" and "him" are object pronouns. Objects do not agree in number with the verb. Only the subject agrees in number with the verb.

    3rd person Subject Pronouns: He, She, It
    3rd person Object Pronouns: him, her, it

    Hope that helps.

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    wants

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