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Matt

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"Who is it?" is correct, while "It is I whom you seek" is also correct, not "it is I who you seek". Whom always comes before the subject of the sentence ('you' in this case). But nowadays in cases where 'whom' would be correct, 'who' is also accepted.

'Who will we donate money to?'
'It is you whom we will donate money to' OR 'It is you to whom we will donate money.' You know 'we' is the subject because it can be rearranged to 'We will donate money to you'.

Matt April 3, 2011, 1:43pm

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'She' is used for the subject of the sentence; 'her' is used for the object.
In "Karen is the taller of her and Lin", 'Karen' is the subject, and 'her' and 'Lin' are objects. So 'her' is correct.

It's the same thing with 'I' (subject) and 'me' (object). You say "Tom is taller than me" not "Tom is taller than I."

Matt April 3, 2011, 1:26pm

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