[Grammar] Was it I who spoiled your plans?

beachboy

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01) Was it you whom I saw at the club last night?
02) Was it you who slammed the door a couple of minutes ago?
03) Was it me whom your sister mentioned in that conversation?
04) Was it I who spoiled your plans last year?

Is this the way it works when it comes to using subject and object pronouns?
 

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Yes, they are all strictly correct grammatically. But few people use 'who/whom' and, to a lesser extent, "me/I" in that way these days.

This is common in speech:
1) "Was it you who I saw ..."
2) OK
3) "Was it me who your sister ..."
4) "Was it me who spoiled your plans ..."

If you're doing an English exam, I'd advise using the strictly correct version. You can also use them in more formal writing.
 

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Also common in speech:

1) Was it you I saw ...?
3) Was it me your sister ...?
 
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