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Somewhere vs. Where — What's the Difference?

Somewhere vs. Where — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Somewhere and Where

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Somewhere

At, in, or to a place not specified or known
Found it somewhere in the woods.
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Where

At or in what place
Where is the elevator?.
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Somewhere

To a place or state of further development or progress
Finally getting somewhere.
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Where

In what situation or position
Where would we be without your help?.
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Somewhere

Approximately; roughly
Somewhere about halfway through.
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Where

From what place or source
Where did you get this idea?.
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Somewhere

An unknown or unspecified place
"A big dog, a hound with a strain of mastiff from somewhere" (William Faulkner).
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Where

To what situation; toward what end
Where is this argument leading?.
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Somewhere

In an uncertain or unspecified location.
I must have left my glasses somewhere.
I've hidden candy somewhere in this room.
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Where

At, to, or in a place in which
He lives where the climate is mild. We should go where it is quieter.
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Somewhere

To an uncertain or unspecified location.
He plans to go somewhere warm for his vacation.
I have to go somewhere at lunch. Can I meet you at 2?
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Where

At, to, or in a situation in which
I want to know where you expect the project to be in six months.
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Somewhere

At some unspecified point.
I don't remember the exact number, but it was somewhere between 200 and 300.
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Where

At, to, or in any place in which; wherever
Sit where you like.
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Somewhere

Unspecified or unknown (unlocated) place or location.
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Where

At, to, or in any situation in which; wherever
Keeping dangerous substances out of reach is important where children are concerned.
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Somewhere

In some place unknown or not specified; in one place or another.
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Where

Whereas
That model has an attractive design, where this one is more dependable.
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Somewhere

An indefinite or unknown location;
They moved to somewhere in Spain
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Where

Usage Problem That
I read where they're closing down the paper mill.
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Somewhere

In or at or to some place;
She must be somewhere
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Where

The place or occasion
We know the when but not the where of it.
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Where

In, at or to which place or situation.
I've forgotten where I was in this book, but it was probably around chapter four.
I hardly knew where I was going.
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Where

In, at or to the place (that) or a place (that).
Stay where you are.
Go back where you came from.
Let's go where it's warmer.
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Where

In, at or to any place (that); wherever; anywhere.
Please sit where you like.
Their job is to go where they are called.
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Where

In a position, case, etc. in which; if.
You cannot be too careful where explosives are involved.
Where no provision under this Act is applicable, the case shall be decided in accordance with the customary practices.
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Where

While on the contrary; although; whereas.
Where Susy has trouble coloring inside the lines, Johnny has already mastered shading.
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Where

Interrogative adverb, used in either a direct or indirect question: in, at or to what place.
Where are you?
Where are you going?
He asked where I grew up.
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Where

(with certain prepositions) What place.
Where did you come from?
Where are you off to?
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Where

Where are.
Where you at?
Where you going?
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Where

In what situation.
Where would we be without our parents?
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Where

(relative) In, at or to which.
This is the place where we first met.
He is looking for a house where he can have a complete office.
That's the place where we went on holiday.
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Where

(fused relative) The place in, at or to which.
He lives within five miles of where he was born.
This is a photo of where I went on holiday.
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Where

The place in which something happens.
A good article will cover the who, the what, the when, the where, the why and the how.
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Where

At or in what place; hence, in what situation, position, or circumstances; - used interrogatively.
God called unto Adam, . . . Where art thou?
May 05, 2022

Where

At or in which place; at the place in which; hence, in the case or instance in which; - used relatively.
She visited that place where first she was so happy.
Where I thought the remnant of mine ageShould have been cherished by her childlike duty.
Where one on his side fights, thousands will fly.
But where he rode one mile, the dwarf ran four.
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Where

To what or which place; hence, to what goal, result, or issue; whither; - used interrogatively and relatively; as, where are you going?
But where does this tend?
Lodged in sunny cleft,Where the gold breezes come not.
The star . . . stood over where the young child was.
The Son of man hath not where to lay his head.
Within about twenty paces of where we were.
Where did the minstrels come from?
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Where

Whereas.
And flight and die is death destroying death;Where fearing dying pays death servile breath.
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Where

Place; situation.
Finding the nymph asleep in secret where.
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Where

In or at or to what place;
I know where he is
Use it wherever necessary
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