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    Would it be..

    'The man who she completely adores'

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    'The man whom she completely adores'

    These phrases are part of a complete sentence..
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    It's the second one, although the first one could also be used seeing as no one really uses whom anymore.

    http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/words/who-or-whom

    That link really explains it well!
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    (Original post by CorpusLuteum)
    It's the second one, although the first one could also be used seeing as no one really uses whom anymore.

    http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/words/who-or-whom

    That link really explains it well!
    cheers, so I wouldn't be deducted marks in an essay if I used the 'who' example?


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    (Original post by ?Hannah)
    cheers, so I wouldn't be deducted marks in an essay if I used the 'who' example?


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    No, unless it's specific to the exam board to be able to use whom which it probably isn't.
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    (Original post by ?Hannah)
    cheers, so I wouldn't be deducted marks in an essay if I used the 'who' example?


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    and it also depend on the examiner, he/she might be a bit horrible and pick that out
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    (Original post by ?Hannah)
    Would it be..

    'The man who she completely adores'

    Or

    'The man whom she completely adores'

    These phrases are part of a complete sentence..
    It would be neither as this is a social construct.
 
 
 
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