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    #1

    Who and whom it is going to happen to

    "You are the one, to whom it is going to happen".

    "You are the one, who it is going to happen to".

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    Re: Who and whom it is going to happen to

    Remove the comma from both and they will both be correct. You can also remove "who" from the second to leave a grammatical sentence.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Who and whom it is going to happen to

    The first, without the comma, is correct, but rather formal.
    The second, without the comma is OK.
    You're the one it's going to happen to is more natural.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 18-Apr-2016 at 09:04. Reason: typo

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    Re: Who and whom it is going to happen to

    Correction for the post

    "You are the one to whom it is going to happen".

    "You are the one who it is going to happen to".

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    Re: Who and whom it is going to happen to

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Corrections for to the my post.

    "You are the one to whom it is going to happen".

    "You are the one who it is going to happen to".

    Please check.
    Yes, those are correct, as is "You are the one it is going to happen to", along with Piscean's similar sentence with the contractions "You're" and "it's".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Who and whom it is going to happen to

    Some English teachers will tell you You are the one who it is going to happen to is incorrect because they were taught that whom is required. I doubt that even one Anglophone in a thousand would use whom there, but that doesn't stop some people from insisting the other 999 are wrong.
    I am not a teacher.

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