Who or whom

Reply Sun 24 Feb, 2013 09:24 pm
(Who/whom) is Dave inviting to the dance?
That young man (who/whom)you met seems very nice.
(Who/whom) do you want to serve on the board for directors?
Photograph (whoever/whomever) you see at the inauguration.

What would native speakers say between who and whom?
I know that "whom's are correct in those sentences grammartically but I have heard that "who"s are also accepted nowadays... Is it true?
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Reply Mon 25 Feb, 2013 02:52 am
Whom is the objective--wherever the answer him or her could be used, whom should be used. Yes, many people fail to distinguish between whom and who--for my part, i think the distinction is useful. I also judge others' speech on the basis of things such as this.
Reply Mon 25 Feb, 2013 04:05 am
I should note that almost no one uses whom any longer. Just about every English speaker of whom i know just uses who for every situation of "indeterminancy."
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Reply Mon 25 Feb, 2013 06:27 pm
Thank you
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