Wer kann das (bloß) sein?

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Definition

Wer kann das (bloß) sein?

:

(Just) who can that be? Who (on earth) can that be?

können, Präsens

bloß

:

merely, just, sheer

Bloß is often used for emphasis.

Er ist bloß ein Bekannter.

He is merely an acquaintance.

Was habe ich mir bloß dabei gedacht?

What on earth was I thinking?

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