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    who or whom...

    I was listening a podcast a couple of days ago and the speaker said….”who should be in a group with who…and I think that it sounds more educated saying…"who should be in a group with whom…”what do you think?

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    Re: who or whom...

    Not a teacher.

    You are correct, but the use of "whom" is fading from the language as commonly spoken.

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    Re: who or whom...

    Yes, they say whom is doomed!

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    Re: who or whom...

    Quote Originally Posted by flatron View Post
    I was listening a podcast a couple of days ago and the speaker said….”who should be in a group with who…and I think that it sounds more educated saying…"who should be in a group with whom…”what do you think?
    "Whom" is still commonly used as the object of a preposition, even by people who don't use "whom" in other contexts.
    Having said that, "whom" does sound a bit odd in a sentence that also uses "who".
    I would say, "Who is going with who?" and I'd use "who" in the above sentence.
    I would not say, "To who did you send the letter?" But I would say, "Who did you send the letter to?"

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