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Who vs. Whom – What Should You Use?

Who vs. Whom

Here’s a simple trick to help you remember when to use who and when to use whom.

If the answer to your question could be “him,” use whom. Remember that both end with the letter M. Otherwise, use who.

Question: Who put the book in the library?

Answer: He did.

Question: To whom should I address this letter?

Answer: Address it to him.

Question: Who called me?

Answer: He did.

Question: To whom does this phone belong?

Answer: It belongs to him.

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About Angie Papple Johnston

Angie Papple Johnston was formally trained as a journalist by the U.S. Army and now makes her living writing engaging and informative B2B and B2C sales copy, website content, press releases and more. Connect with Angie on Google+, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.