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pronoun stronghim pronunciation in American English /hɪm/ weakhim pronunciation in American English /ɪm/
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Him can be used in the following ways:
as a pronoun, being the object form of he: I don’t trust him.My sister plays tennis with him.
in a one-word answer or after the verb “to be”: “Who said that?” “Him.”I knew it was him as soon as I heard his voice.
 
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    used for referring to a man, boy, or male animal when they have already been mentioned or when it is obvious which one you are referring to
    Luke wants me to marry him.
    Isabel admired her father – she wanted to be just like him.
    I’m expecting a call from Jake. That must be him now.
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    old-fashioned used in a general way for referring to any person
    Each patient should receive the treatment that the doctor thinks is best for him.
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    See also he1

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