19 Jan 2014 — He who / Him who
Which sentence is incorrect?
The best actor award goes to he who gives the best performance. However, sometimes the award goes to him who is most popular.
Select one or more options to read the feedback.
The first sentence. Change the subject pronoun he to an object pronoun him.
The best actor award goes to him who gives the best performance.
The second sentence. Change the object pronoun him to a subject pronoun he.
However, sometimes the award goes to he who is most popular.
In this sentence, he refers to an unspecific actor, any actor.
Verbs w/ Indirect Objects
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