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    #1

    Who or whom?

    Can someone please advise me whether to use 'who' or 'whom' in the following sentence:
    'A letter sent from London by the author to Jane, who/whom he was obviously missing.'

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    #2

    Re: Who or whom?

    Which do you think is right and why?
    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?

    I would probably go with 'who', but I'm not very clear on the rules. I have read them but still struggle in identifying the subject and object. I have come here to seek enlightenment!

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    #4

    Re: Who or whom?

    The grammatically correct option is "whom", because it is the object of "missing". However, many people would use "who".

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    #5

    Re: Who or whom?

    There shouldn't be a comma before 'whom'.

    not a teacher

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    #6

    Re: Who or whom?

    I disagree, tedmc. I would use the comma there. It is a nonrestrictive clause.

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