LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
|Data:||03/ABR/2009 1:35 AM|
Whom is used as (a) the object of the clause or (b) when it follows a preposition.
(a) Whom do you love?
(a) Susan is the name of the lady whom you saw at dinner. (Whom did you see at dinner? You saw the lady, the object of the clause.)
(a) Whom did you telephone?
used with preposition
(b) To whom did you send the letter?
(b) The letter was written by whom?
(b) For whom is this book?
Who is used as (c) the subject of the clause.
(c) Who came in late?
(c) Are the boy who studied in the library?
1. Who does Ann live with?
2. Who lives with Ann?
Correct. "Who" is the subject of the sentence, not an object.
3. With whom does Ann live?
Correct. "Whom" is being used with a preposition.
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