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who's

 (ho͞oz)
1. Contraction of who is.
2. Contraction of who has.

who's

(huːz)
contraction of
who is

who's

short for who is, who has.
Translations

who's

[ˈhuːz]
Who's that? → C'est qui?
Who's moved my bike? → Qui est-ce qui a déplacé ma moto?
References in classic literature ?
Who's afraid of him, except the old governor who daresn't catch him and put him in double-darbies, as he deserves, but lets him go about kidnapping people; aye, and signed a bond with him, that all the people the devil kidnapped, he'd roast for him?
The men who stood round much approved this speech, and one of them said, "It is desperate hard, and if a man sometimes does what is wrong it is no wonder, and if he gets a dram too much who's to blow him up?
It is hard lines for man and it is hard lines for beast, and who's to mend it I don't know: but anyway you might tell the poor beast that you were sorry to take it out of him in that way.
Because my innocent pure girl here at my side wouldn't marry that rich, insolent, ignorant coward, Brace Dunlap, who's been sniveling here over a brother he never cared a brass farthing for--"[I see Tom give a jump and look glad THIS time, to a dead certainty]"-- and in that moment I've told you about, I forgot my God and remembered only my heart's bitterness, God forgive me, and I struck to kill.
I have had enough of witnesses to-day and to-night; who's your pretty witness?
My dear,' said Dick, desperately, 'you do not understand; you do not know what it is to be treated with daily want of comprehension and daily small injustices, through childhood and boyhood and manhood, until you despair of a hearing, until the thing rides you like a nightmare, until you almost hate the sight of the man you love, and who's your father after all.
and you couldn't have come in because you were ill, or you'd have spoken to the woman of the place, who's obviously respectable.
Of course the superficial, on reflection," said Flambeau, "would think first of this Australian brother who's been in trouble before, who's come back so suddenly and who's just the man to have shabby confederates.
Oh, bother the credit and who's been right or wrong
He's the type who's kept Europe back for a thousand years.
THE FLOWER GIRL [protesting] Who's trying to deceive you?
But what makes these books interesting to most people is-- not who's in 'em, but who isn't--who's coming, you know, and when.

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