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に vs. が

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Does the phrase "Who do you want to meet the most?" translate only as 誰に一番会いたいですか, or can が replace the に? If the が can't replace the に, why?

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Toritoribe

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誰 is the subject in 誰が一番会いたいですか, thus it means "Who does want to meet the most?". This is valid only when the one the person in question (= 誰) wants to meet is obvious from the context. (If not, the target indicated by に can't be omitted just like 誰が彼女に一番会いたいですか "Who does want to meet her the most?".)
 
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