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Relative Pronouns 

Chapter:
Grammar
Author(s):

Stacy Christiansen

Relative pronouns (who, whom, whose, that, and which) introduce a qualifying clause.Who is used as a subject and whom as an object. The examples below illustrate correct usage.Give the award to whomever you prefer. [Objective case: whomever is the object of the verb prefer.] Give the award to whoever will benefit most. [Subjective case: whoever is the subject of will benefit.] Whom did you consult? [Objective case: whom is the object of consult.] Who was the consultant on this case? [Subjective case: who is the subject of the sentence.] He is one of the patients whom Dr Rundle is treating.

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