Who or whom may I ask is calling?

Accordingly, the question should use the subjective who form. Hypercorrecters, however, follow a rule that calls for whom when the animate wh-pronoun is anything other than the subject of the main verb — whether an object (e.g. Whom did you talk to?) or an embedded subject (Whom may I say is calling?).

Who or whom I worked with?

Actually, grammatically, the preferred way is “with whom I worked.” “Whom” is the objective case of “who,” and it’s the object of the preposition “with.” Even if you wrote or said “whom I worked with,” grammatically it’s the same as “with whom I worked.” However, generally in English it’s better not to end a sentence …

Who shall I say is calling Meaning?

You call, I answer, you ask for Jane, I say “who shall I say is calling” meaning, “what’s your name so I can tell Jane who it is that wants to talk to her.” Note that it is a very formal way of making that inquiry, so it sounds like it’s being spoken by a butler or a secretary.

Who should I ask or whom should I ask?

Is it who to ask or Whom to ask? The grammatically correct way to phrase this is whom to ask. The phrase to ask really means should I ask. Whenever we need a pronoun that refers to the subject, we use who.

What is the rule for who and whom?

Rule #1: Substitute “he/him” or “she/her”: If it’s either “he” or “she,” then it’s “who;” if it’s “him” or “her,” then it’s “whom.” “he” (whoever) is the subject of the verb “called.”

Who should I call or whom should I call?

When in doubt, try this simple trick: If you can replace the word with “he”’ or “’she,” use who. If you can replace it with “him” or “her,” use whom. Who should be used to refer to the subject of a sentence. Whom should be used to refer to the object of a verb or preposition.

Is whom’s a word?

Here, the contraction “whom’s” stands for “whom has.” Likewise, in Mrs. John Lane, Maria Again, (1915):