- Fill in the blank: “I’ll give the ticket to ___________ needs it.” Would you say “whoever” or “whomever”? The correct choice is “whoever,” which is the subject of the clause “whoever needs it.” The whole clause, in turn, is the object of the preposition “to.”
- In standard American English, the word is “toward,” not “towards.” In Britain, the preference is “towards.” Similarly, in the U.S., we don’t add an “s” to words such as backward, forward, downward, onward and upward.
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