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Are the following correct?

1 There is a part of me which/that is capable of ... BOTH THAT and WHICH

2 He's someone that/whom you like. BOTH THAT and WHOM or Leave it out

3 He's someone that/whom likes you. BOTH

How come in 3 you can leave out THAT and in 2 you can, What's the explanation other than it doesn't sound right?

4 Have you got anything that/which belongs to me BOTH

5 The only thing that/which matters is to... BOTH

6 I hope that the little that the little that/which I've been able to do has been of some use. BOTH or leave it out.

How come you can leave THAT or WHICH out in 6 and not the rest???

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1 There is a part of me which/that is capable of ... BOTH THAT and WHICH Yes.

2 He's someone that/whom you like. BOTH THAT and WHOM or Leave it out Yes.

3 He's someone that/whom likes you. BOTH Only that. Whom isn't possible since the relative pronoun is the subject of the clause.

How come in 3 you can't leave out THAT and in 2 you can, What's the explanation other than it doesn't sound right? If a relative pronoun is the subject of the relative clause, it can rarely be left out. It's sound advice for a learner never to omit it when it is the subject.

4 Have you got anything that/which belongs to me BOTH Yes. However, some grammarians disagree. There are some who think only that should be used after a pronoun ending -thing.

5 The only thing that/which matters is to... BOTH Yes. Again, some grammarians insist on that after only.

6 I hope that the little that the little that/which I've been able to do has been of some use. BOTH or leave it out. Preferably that after little. The relative can be omitted as it is the object of to do.

How come you can leave THAT or WHICH out in 6 and not the rest??? As I have said a number of times, the relative can't normally be omitted when it's the subject of the relative clause.

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one last question:

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  • He's someone that/whom likes you (what about WHO?) that has to be fine?
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Can Someone tell me whether WHO is possible and which WHOM isn't.

Is whom only for nonidentifying clauses???