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I’m studying relative pronouns and I have doubt about: whose, who or whom.
For instance: Whose, I can use for substitute her, him and their, this is only possibility?
Who and whom I’d like one explanation about their, please.
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When in doubt, make two sentences:
Ex: He doesn't know who the boss of the company is.
1. He doesn't know.
2. Max is the boss of the company. <subject =who>
Ex: I don't care whom you invite.
1. I don't care.
2. You invite Max. <object = whom>
Ex: She isn't sure whose car that is.
1. She isn't sure.
2. That is Max's car. <possessive = whose>
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Source: ENGLISH PAGE - Who, Whom, Whose
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I need help.
I need to transform this phrase with whose.
We kidnapped Noriega out of Panama.
Noriega whose we kidnapped out of Panama.
I need use the relative pronoun in this situation.
Is this correct?
"whose" is a possessive pronoun > "The man whose daughter we kidnapped".
"who" > Noriega who we.....
Yes, thank you, it is correct. I was concentrating on the incorrect "whose"
However, I also have to say that it would be a very common colloquial sentence using "who".
I very much like this instruction:
Rule #3: Give it a sincere and honest effort to determine is it's “who” or “whom.” If it takes more than a 30 seconds to figure it out, pick the one that sounds best to the ear (read it aloud) and move on. Why? Because even grammarians are likely to squabble over which to use.
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now I understend how I can use "whose".