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Grammar advice?

  1. Apr 28, 2007 #1

    Mk

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    Grammar advice? :)

    Is the sentence "This is bad and good, but the question is: 'from whom's point of view?'" a, uh, grammatically correct sentence? As I know, whom comes after prepositions and is an object, while who is a.. subject? Thanks :smile:
     
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  3. Apr 28, 2007 #2
    I think its whose, but I know nothing about these kinds of things.
     
  4. Apr 28, 2007 #3
    Whom is the objective case and who is the subjective case. It helps to know that you can replace "whom" with him/her and the sentence will still make sense, while you can replace "who" with he/she.

    ex: Whom does she know?
    Who are you?
    This is he.

    In the clause you provided, "from whom's point of view," it should be "from whose point of view."
     
  5. Apr 28, 2007 #4
    Hooray! I got something right for once!
     
  6. Apr 28, 2007 #5

    Mk

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    Would it be "This is me" or "This is I"?
     
  7. Apr 28, 2007 #6

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    "this is me"
     
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