[Grammar] 'Who' or 'Whom'

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Delphine

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Dear Sir,

What's the correct answer for the following question?

Tim: I want to have a birthday party at home.
Mum: ____________ do you want to invite?
Tim: I want to invite some of my classmates.

Thanks!
Delphine
 

bhaisahab

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Dear Sir,

What's the correct answer for the following question?

Tim: I want to have a birthday party at home.
Mum: ____________ do you want to invite?
Tim: I want to invite some of my classmates.

Thanks!
Delphine

Both are correct in contemporary English. Most people would use "who".
 

5jj

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A purist would insist on 'whom', but it would sound very stuffy to most of us speakers of BrE.
 
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