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    word placement quiry

    Which sentence is grammatically more correct

    the lady to whom I spoke on the phone or
    the lady whom I spoke to on the phone.

    Thank-you

    Dawn

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    Re: word placement quiry

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Which sentence is grammatically more correct?

    The lady to whom I spoke on the phone.
    or
    The lady whom I spoke to on the phone.

    Thank you.

    Dawn
    Most people will probably prefer the first, but would probably also agree that both are acceptable. You might like saying "with whom" rather than "to whom," since phone conversations are usually two-way. However, "to whom" is fine.

    Mind your capitals and punctuation!

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