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somewhere

adverb uk   /ˈsʌm.weər/ us    /-wer/

somewhere adverb (PLACE)

A2 (US also someplace) in or at a place having a position that is not stated or not known: He was last heard of living somewhere on the south coast. You must have put their letter somewhere! [+ to infinitive] I'm looking for somewhere to eat/stay. Can we go somewhere else to talk - it's very noisy here. Wouldn't you like to go to Disneyland or somewhere (= or to a similar place)? Note: Somewhere is not usually used in negatives and questions.

somewhere adverb (APPROXIMATELY)

somewhere around, between, etc. B2 approximately; about: Somewhere between 900 and 1,100 minor crimes are reported in this city every week. It will take us somewhere between three and four hours to get to Madrid. The company's annual turnover is somewhere around £70.7 million.
(Definition of somewhere from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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