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    #1

    who or whom

    If you see someone in the flesh, you see someone ..... you previously had only seen in pictures, films etc. (who OR whom? )

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    #2

    Re: who or whom

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    If you see someone in the flesh, you see someone ..... you previously had only seen in pictures, films etc. (who OR whom? )
    Which one do you think is correct?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: who or whom

    Whom (Because of referring to the object!)

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    #4

    Re: who or whom

    It's fine, but most people would use who.

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    #5

    Re: who or whom

    Don't we use who for referring to the subject?

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    #6

    Re: who or whom

    Yes, we do, but most people also use it for the object. Whom is mostly found in formal language. In speech, very few speakers would use whom in your examples. Some would write it, but most wouldn't.

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    #7

    Re: who or whom

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    Whom (Because of referring to the object!)
    According to strict grammatical rules, "whom" is correct. And I would choose that answer on examinations and that use in formal writing or speech. However, Tdol's response about normal casual usage is also correct.

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