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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:

Werg, Wert, Werk, Wehr

! wer n.
WHO

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
who goes there?
exp.
to be somebody
exp.
whoever
wer auch immer
exp.
whose deal is it? ; whose turn is it to deal? ; whose serve is it?
exp.
whose move is it?
exp.
which (one) of ...
exp.
whose turn is it to shuffle?
exp.
who else?
exp.
whoever ...
wer ... auch immer
exp.
whoever can
wer es irgend kann
exp.
who wants to play? ; who's playing? ; who's in it?
exp.
whose lead is it? ; who leads?
exp.
who's there?
exp.
who's going to start {or} begin?
exp.
who the devil {or} the hell?
exp.
whose lead is it? ; who has the lead?
exp.
whose service {or} serve is it? ; whose turn is it to serve?
exp.
will anyone offer me {etc} more? ; any more bids?
exp.
which of us (two)
exp.
whose service {or} serve is it?
exp.
whoever can
exp.
who is top of the class?
wer ist Klassenbester?
exp.
it doesn't matter who ; no matter who
exp.
we're somebody again
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'wer' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
Wer ist Wer
exp.
wer weiß
exp.
wer weiß
exp.
wer weiß?
exp.
wer sonst?
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"wer": examples and translations in context
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.
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.
Wir werden herausfinden wer das war. We're going to find whoever did this.
Ich muss dahinterkommen, wer meine Identität missbraucht. I need to find whoever's lying to Lois using my identity.
Übrigens, wer sparen möchte wird sicherlich Madrid gefallen. By the way, whoever wants to save money will certainly enjoy Madrid.
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.
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