Difference between who and whom

So,what is the difference between who and whom?

A lot of English language learners confuse these words and tend to use them incorrectly.

Here is a simple explanation for who and whom.

☛First we need to learn subject and object:

Subject: doing something. (WHO)

Object: having something done to them. (WHOM)

When to Use WHO

Who is a subject pronoun. (I,you,he,she,it etc)

►Who won the race?

HIM → WRONG
HE won the race → CORRECT

►Who made this?

HER → WRONG
SHE made it → CORRECT

Use WHO to ask which person does an action or which person is a certain way.

 

When to Use WHOM

Whom is an object pronoun. (me, you, him,her etc)

Whom do you believe?

HE → WRONG
I believe in HIMCORRECT

►For whom does the bell toll?

THEY → WRONG
For THEMCORRECT

Remember!☺ WHO fits anywhere HE fits and WHOM is used wherever HIM fits.

WHO → HE
WHOM → HIM

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