Using WHO, WHOM, WHOSE in English
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WHOM is an object pronoun.
Example; him, her, us… It should be used to refer to the object of a verb or preposition.
We use WHOM to ask person receives an action.
- This is my brother , whom you met at our house last month.
- Do you know someone whom I can talk about global warming.
The woman whom I saw at the cinema last week is a dentist.
WHOSE is a pronoun. It is used in questions to ask who owns something.
It is a possessive pronoun.
Example; her, his, our and etc…
- Whose gloves are these?
- Whose notebook was stolen in the class?
- This is Mary, whose mother went to university with me.
Alex whose mother is an Math teacher lives in London.
WHO is used for people. Who is a subject pronoun.
Example; I, he, she, we and etc…
We use WHO to ask which person does an action or which person is a certain way.
- Who’s gonna cook dinner today?
- Who prepares the texts in the President’s speech?
- The person who you met after school was my teacher.
The man who I saw yesterday was Alex.