UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'WHO': /ˌdʌbəljuːeɪtʃˈəʊ/; 'who': /ˈhuː/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/hu/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ho̅o̅)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [John] is the one who [spilled, broke, said, made]
  2. who (is the one that) [spilled] [it]?
  3. who is in charge [here, of checking]?
  4. does anyone know who [spilled] [it]?
  5. who will be [coming, participating, staying]?
  6. who [saw, hit, threatened] you?
  7. [didn't, need to] know who was [coming]
  8. [didn't] know who was going to [come]
  9. is that who I think it is?
  10. I wonder who this belongs to
  11. I wonder who [made, painted, wrote] this
  12. I don't know who [made] it
  13. who would have known?
  14. who do you think you are (anyway)?
  15. you are not who I thought you were
  16. anyone who can [manage, come, help]
  17. anyone who is [able, capable, ready] to
  18. those (of you) who already [know, have, can]
  19. don't know who thought it would be a good idea to
  20. who thought it would be a good idea to...?
  21. he who dares wins
  1. the who, what, when and where (of)
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