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I will like [who,whom,whoever,whomever] you love?


My teacher said 'Whom' is not correct and he said 'whoever' is correct

Please tell me the reason in detail

Thank you for your answer in advance

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I will like [who,whom,whoever,whomever] you love?


Your teacher is right (though "whomever" is also possible).

"Who/whom" are not normally permitted in a 'fused' relative construction like this.

But you can say "whoever", where the meaning is "I will like any person that you care to love".

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Thank you,sir.

Could I ask one more question?

I will like [whoever,whomever] you love.

in this sentence. which one is grammatically correct if I have to choose in the test?

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Thank you,sir.

Could I ask one more question?

I will like [whoever,whomever] you love.


in this sentence. which one is grammatically correct if I have to choose in the test?

Strictly speaking "whomever" is correct since it is the object of the verb "love".

You shouldn't lose marks for using "whomever", but bear in mind that almost everyone nowadays would say "whoever", just as you teacher told you.

Thank you very much, sir.

My teacher says the following two sentences are grammatically correct.

'I want to know whom you love'
'I want to know which you love'

And he says the sentence below is grammatically wrong.

'I will like whom you love'

I do not know what the difference between 'know' and 'like' is.

I think that my teacher made a mistake trying to explain that 'I will like who you love' is grammatically wrong.

Did my teacher make a mistake? If not, could you explain why?

And what is the grammatically correct answer in 'I will like [whom, whoever] you love'?

This makes me confused all day.

Thank you so much for your kindly answer in advance and I hope that I don't bother you too much

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