- 1 used in questions to ask about the name, identity, or function of one or more people Who is that woman? I wonder who that letter was from. Who are you calling? Who's the money for?
- 2used to show which person or people you mean The people who called yesterday want to buy the house. The people who we met on vacation have sent us a card.
- 3 used to give more information about someone Mrs. Smith, who has a lot of teaching experience at all grade levels, will be joining the school in September. And then Mary, who we had been talking about earlier, walked in. compare whom Idioms
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used to ask what right or authority someone has to do something Who are you to tell me I can't park here?
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people's names, jobs, status, etc. You'll soon find out who's who in the office.
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