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90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing.These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are morefrequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
- 1used for asking which person is involved in something, or what someone's name is
Who does this place belong to?
Who killed John F. Kennedy?
Who was that guy I saw you with last night?
Who did you hire for the sales position?
Do you know who's been invited to Claire's dinner party?
'Who is that?' 'It's Karen – don't you recognize her?'who else (=which other person):
Who else did you tell the secret to?
- 2used for adding information that shows which person or type of person you are talking about. It is more usual to use 'that' to introduce this type of relative clause
We only employ people who already have computer skills.
We got the same answer from everyone who we spoke to.
I think Bramwell was the one who first suggested the idea.
who is someone to do something?mainly spoken
who knows/cares/wants/needs etcspoken
a who's who of something
This is the British English definition of who. View American English definition of who