I Never Know When to Use Who and When to Use Whom

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    A Little Trick to Know Whether to Use Who Or Whom.

    Here's the quick and dirty tip that my I learned a while back. Like whom, another pronoun him ends with m. When you're trying to decide whether to use who or whom, ask yourself if the answer to the question would be he or him. That's the trick: if you can answer the question...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    19 Responses Feb 21, 2009

    I Think It's Like This

    Whom shall I throw a snowball at? Who threw a snowball at me? Whom when it's someone that something is being done to, and who when it's someone doing something.
    Wraither Wraither
    22-25, M
    Feb 21, 2009
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