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was für

Meanings

1.
what kind of
(in a general sense of selection. For a specific concrete choice, "welche-" is better. "was für" is often split with "was" in the beginning and "für" right before the choice.)
2.
what a
(used in expressions of astonishment or anger)

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The meaning and use of "was für"

"was... für" is a colloquial German version for "what kind" and it's incredibly common. Time to learn how to use it.


Word Family

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