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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    Unhappy Which one is correct and why?

    What do you take him for?
    and
    Whom do you take him for?

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    #2

    Re: Which one is correct and why?

    I wish you would have given context, but usually it's what.

    You are asking for a noun description to decribe this person.

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    #3

    Re: Which one is correct and why?

    Quote Originally Posted by architasurti View Post
    What do you take him for?
    and
    Whom do you take him for?
    Both are correct, it depends on context.

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