WHO vs WHOM: Useful Usage and Example Sentences

WHO vs WHOM?! Do you know the differences between Whom and Who in English? Read the lesson below and find them out!


Using WHO

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.

Example Sentences;

  • 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.

Using WHOM

Whom is an object pronoun like ‘him’, ‘her’, ‘us’ and etc… We use WHOM to ask which person receives an action.

Example Sentences;

  • 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 vs WHO | Infographic



  1. Mohan Adhikari May 15, 2019
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