Poll: Poll: Give it to ____ you see.

Give it to ____ you see.

whoever
whomever
Both

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  • Comments: 7
  • Added: August 2003

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Comments:

MrTrilby

Who cares about "whom" any more? It doesn't contribute any useful information to any sentence.

RonBee

I would say "either" rather than "both". After all, you have to choose.

~R

Statuess

It is the subject, so 'whom' is probably correct. 'Who' is fine, though.

Nebbie

What Trilby said.
I suppose he's technically wrong: using whom implies you care too much about sounding high class, and that can be useful information about the character of the person I'm speaking with.

Auwal

the answer is 'whoever'

paomangini

The correct answer is "whomever" as it is the object of the verb. In everyday informal speaking "whoever" is accepted

Norasan

Do we even know whether the subjective and objective forms of this pronoun were ever commonly differentiated in spoken English? In Old English, probably, right? How about Middle E. and Early Modern E?

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