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    #1

    Who or whom

    Hi,

    ......... did you speak to?
    A) who
    B) whom

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    Re: Who or whom

    The vast majority of speakers and writers would use A. Your teacher may believe they are all wrong and that only B​ is correct.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Who or whom

    If you want to use "whom", I suspect you will need to rearrange your question to "To whom did you speak?". This is of course very unnatural in speech but perhaps acceptable in writing.

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    #4

    Re: Who or whom

    Also some teachers think ending a sentence with a preposition is just wrong. You might want to check with your teacher to see what he/she prefers.

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    #5

    Re: Who or whom

    You should do your best to avoid such teachers.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: Who or whom

    In fact, they are the sort of teacher up with which one should not put.
    I am not a teacher.

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