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warum

  
wa•rum      interrog adv   why  
warum nicht?      why not?  
warum nicht gleich so!      that's better  
nach dem Warum fragen      to ask why  
das Warum und Weshalb      the whys and wherefores  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
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warm, war, Wärme, worum

! WARUM n.
WHY

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
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why not?
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why so proud? ; don't you know me any more?
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(and) why not? ; why not indeed?
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why not?
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why that of all things?
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why me of all people?
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why today of all days?
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the whys and wherefores
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to ask why
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that's better
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why in Venice of all places?
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why was it not done?
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why didn't you say/do that in the first place?
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why in winter of all times?
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why all the fuss?
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why in God's name ...?
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and after all {or} anyway, why not?
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why roam so far afield?
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'warum' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
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warum denn so?
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warum gerade ich?
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warum diese Hektik?
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warum sagst du das?
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falls nicht, warum?
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warum sagen Sie das?
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warum denn so eilig?
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warum bellt der Hund?
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warum denn bloß nicht?
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ich frag mich warum?
[Iron.]
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"warum": examples and translations in context
Und komplette Transparenz, warum Sie bestraft werden. And complete transparency as to why you're being punished.
Keine Ahnung, warum überhaupt jemand zurückgeht. I don't know why anyone ever goes back.
Aber der eigentliche Grund warum ich hier sitze... warum alles so passiert ist, ist Marie. But the real reason I sit here now why everything happened this way is Marie.
Und niemand scheint zu wissen warum. Lauren: And no one seems to know why.
Oder warum du Cop werden wolltest. Or why you wanted to become a cop.
Sie verstehen, warum wir uns zurückziehen. They get why we're stepping away. JAX: Good.
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