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Who, whom or whose

Is it who, whom or whose? That’s the question. Students often have trouble with choosing which of these pronouns to use in sentences. Here’s how to avoid this common grammar mistake.

Who

Who is the subject – the person completing the action.


Example:

 

who definition

 

Whom

Whom is the object – the person receiving the action.


Example:

Whom


Whose


Whose refers to possession – the object that is owned by someone.


Example:

 

Whose


Who, whom, whose worksheets


In our grade 4 pronouns section, we have included a series of worksheets to help your kids practice inserting who, whom or whose in sentences.


Who, whom, whose worksheets