Who vs Whom?! Do you know the differences between who vs whom in English? Read the lesson below and find them out!
Who vs Whom
- Who is a subject pronoun like ‘I’, ‘he’, ‘she’, ‘we’ and etc…
- We use who to ask which person does an action or which person is a certain way.
- Who is this?
- He who likes borrowing dislikes paying.
- Who are ready to believe are easy to deceive.
- Who undertakes many things at once, seldom does anything well.
- Who lives by hope will die by hunger.
- Who holds the purse rules the house.
- He who has no shame has no conscience.
- Who knows not how to dissemble knows not how to live.
- He who plays with fire gets burned.
- They who live longest will see most.
- Life is a comedy to him who thinks and a tragedy to him who feels.
- He who questions nothing learns nothing.
- He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear
- Whom is an object pronoun like ‘him’, ‘her’, ‘us’ and etc…
- We use whom to ask which person receives an action.
- From whom did you receive these flowers?
- To whom did you give the book?
- Whom did you choose for our team leader?
- He is a good man whom fortune makes better.
- He took out a photo of his son, whom he adores.
- Whom would you suggest for the job?
- To whom did the money go when the old man died?
- There were hundreds of protesters, not a few of whom were women.
- She’s my girlfriend on whom you started in just now.
- The policeman brought in two boys whom he had caught stealing.
- To whom should I address the letter?
- You can’t suppose whom I met in the street.
- She wondered whether he had someone to whom he could talk freely.
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Who vs whom differences