who vs whom

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who vs whom

Post by ALDAHMASHY » Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:17 am

I am surprised ,why they use who instead of whom?
1. Look at the picture.
who can you see?

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Re: who vs whom

Post by Alan » Thu Nov 15, 2018 3:48 am

'Who' for 'whom' (except directly after a preposition) is actually the norm in contemporary BrE, even in relatively formal contexts.

However, for written usage at least, many AmE speakers still prefer 'whom'.

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