rohina at shaw.ca
Sun Jan 25 20:39:50 EST 2004
>For the "whom", I had a revelation on that after I came back from Germany
>and then studied English. It turns out that whom is what we called the
>"Genitive" case when we studied German. So all I have to do to figure out
>if it's "whom" is remember the rules for Genitive case if it were
>German. A simple rule of thumb is that "whom" is generally used as part
>of a prepositional phrase. Hence "to whom it may concern"; "You got it
>from whom?", etc.
Whom is accusative or dative (that is, the direct or indirect object).
Genitive is the possessive case - whose.
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