See these sentences and tell me which one is correct.

1- a)  I'm gonna hug someone *who* I love;

B) I'm gonna hug someone *whom* I love;

2- a) I'm gonna receive something from *whom* I expected to;

B) I'm gonna receive something from *who* I expected to

 

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Harry O'Neil wrote:

It is from a story I'm writing. For that reason, there's a "gonna".

Well, that changes things.  In proper formal English, "whom" would be the more correct choice in both (1) and (2).  But since the speaker uses the informal "gonna", adherence to such formality would be incongruous.  I suppose that for sentence (2), I would go with (B), although the word order seems awkward to me.  But for (1) I would omit the pronoun entirely:

1-c: I'm gonna hug someone I love.

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