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wer

  
1       interrog pron   who  
wer von ...      which (one) of ...  
wer da?        (Mil)   who goes there?  
wer ist da?        (an Tür)    who's there?  
2       rel pron   (=derjenige, der)   the person who  
(=jeder, der)  
anyone or anybody who  ,   (esp in Sprichwörtern)    he who
wer ... auch (immer)      whoever ...  
3       indef pron  
inf   (=jemand)   somebody, someone  ,   (in Fragen auch)    anybody, anyone
ist da wer?      is somebody or anybody there?  
wer sein      to be somebody inf     
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

wert, Werk, Werg, Wehr

! wer n.
WHO

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
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who goes there?
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whoever
wer auch immer
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whose deal is it? ; whose turn is it to deal? ; whose serve is it?
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whose move is it?
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which (one) of ...
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to be somebody
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whose turn is it to shuffle?
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whoever ...
wer ... auch immer
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who else?
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whoever can
wer es irgend kann
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whose lead is it? ; who leads?
exp.
who's going to start {or} begin?
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who wants to play? ; who's playing? ; who's in it?
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who the devil {or} the hell?
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whose lead is it? ; who has the lead?
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will anyone offer me {etc} more? ; any more bids?
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who's there?
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whose service {or} serve is it? ; whose turn is it to serve?
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which of us (two)
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whoever can
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whose service {or} serve is it?
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who is top of the class?
wer ist Klassenbester?
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it doesn't matter who ; no matter who
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we're somebody again
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'wer' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
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Wer ist Wer
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wer weiß
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wer weiß
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wer sonst?
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wer weiß?
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"wer": examples and translations in context
Am Status-Symbol neben den Namen in Ihrer Kontaktliste können Sie erkennen, wer erreichbar, wer abwesend und wer beschäftigt ist. The status icon next to people in your contact list lets you scan who's available, who's away and who's not to be disturbed.
Sie sollten auch keine moralischen Urteile darüber fällen, wer als Paar gilt und wer nicht. Nor should they be able to make moral judgments on who qualifies as a couple, and who does not.
Erst dann werden wir wissen, wer Georgi Markow umgebracht hat, wer andere Verbrechen verübt hat und wer heute wirklich in Bulgarien herrscht. Only then will we know who killed Georgi Markov, who committed other crimes and who is really ruling Bulgaria today.
Dann zeigt sich, wer in diesem Hause für oder gegen engere Zusammenarbeit ist, wer wirklich Schritte nach vorn machen möchte und wer nicht. Then it will become clear who in this House is for or against cooperation, who truly wants to make headway and who does not.
Du sollst dich umhören und rausfinden, wer SCAR-Knarren verwendet, wer Jobs im Kongo angeboten hat und wer nach mir fragt. I just want you to keep your ear to the ground, find out who's using SCARs, who's offering jobs in Congo, who's asking questions about me.
Erstens müssen wir festlegen können, wer verantwortlich ist. Firstly, we must be able to determine who is responsible.
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