How to use WHO?



How to use WHO? :



Who : (Pronoun - used especially as the subject of a verb) - used in questions - what person or people

(1) Who is that man over there? (Who - subject)

(2) Who are they? (Who - subject)

(3) Who is she? (Who - subject)

(4) Who told you that? (Who - subject)

(5) Did they find out who ran away with the girl?

(Who - subject of 'ran' - relates two sentences)

(6) Who did you stay with?

(Who - for 'whom', as object)

(7) Do you know the lady who lives here?

(Who – subject of 'lives' - who - relates two sentences)

(8) A postman is a man who delivers letters.

(Who - subject of delivers - who - relates two sentences)

(9) A postman is a man that delivers letters.

(That - subject - That - relates two sentences)

(10) The manager who used to deal with your file has been transferred to another department.

(Who - subject of ’used' - who - relates two sentences)

(11) I discussed it with my wife who is a doctor.

(Who - subject of 'is' - who - relates two sentences)

(12) Whom did you see? (Formal)

(Whom - object of 'did see')

(13) Who did you see? (Informal)

(Who - object of "did see")

(14) With whom was she dancing? (Formal)

(Whom - object of Preposition "with")

Who was she dancing with? (Informal)

(Who - object of preposition "with")

(15) The people with whom he worked regarded him as a genius.

(Whom - object of the preposition 'with')

(16) This is Mr. Minus who writes non-sense poetry.

(Who - subject of "writes" - who - relates two sentences)

(17) The Rajputs, who were divided into a number of warring groups, never managed to fight successfully against the Moghuls.

(Who - subject of 'were divided' - who - relates two sentences)

(18) When I looked through the window, I saw a man whose sorrowful face took my breath away.

(Whose - determiner - Possessive Pronoun - whose - relates two sentences)

(19) In the Himalayan Region, there are several lakes whose depth has never been measured.

(Whose - determiner - possessive pronoun - whose - relates two sentences)

(20) This is Miss. Mary whose brother you met yesterday.

(Whose - determiner - possessive pronoun - whose - relates two sentences)

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