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    eurekateam is offline Junior Member
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    Smile To whom or who to ?

    Hello!
    I want to ask about the usage of ''who to''. I had a discution with my english teacher about this point. She said this usage is grammatically wrong but acceptable because it is widely used. Is this right or it is just more informal that ''To whom''?
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    Default Re: To whom or who to ?

    Stilll considered grammatically wrong, but more and more widespread in colloquial English. Feel free to use it except when writing essays, reports, theses and business letters.

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    Default Re: To whom or who to ?

    Could you give an example?

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    Default Re: To whom or who to ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    Could you give an example?

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    Gee, I've the same question.
    When is "who to" used?
    Maybe the poster means, "to who"?

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    Smile Re: To whom or who to ?

    Hello!
    Here are two examples:
    1.To whom did you give the book.
    2.Who did you give the book to.
    If I am not clear write back.
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    Default Re: To whom or who to ?

    Quote Originally Posted by eurekateam
    Hello!
    Here are two examples:
    1.To whom did you give the book.
    2.Who did you give the book to.
    If I am not clear write back.
    Thank you.
    Ah, I see. You meant, "Who. . .to?".
    I concur with MM's post.

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