A1 in, at, or to this place:
I like it here.
London is only 50 miles from here.
Come here - I've got something to show you.
Here they are! We thought you'd never come!
A1 used to say that someone or something that is near you:
Where do we go/Where do we take it from here? (= What should we do next?)
here (you are/go)
- I'm surprised to see you here.
- You're not allowed to park here - your car will be towed away .
- He was here a moment ago but he's wandered off somewhere.
- It's important that there's always someone here to answer the phone during office hours.
- I've learned a lot about computers since I started work here.
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
Here and there: meaningsWhen we use here, it typically refers to the place where the speaker is, and we see the position of people and things from the speaker’s point of view: …
Here and there with this, that, these, those (demonstratives)We often use here with nouns that have this or these before them, and there with nouns that have that or those before them: …
Here and there in front positionWe can use here and there in front position, with the subject and verb inverted. The most common expressions of this type are here is x, here comes x, there is x, there goes x: …
Here you are, there you areWe can use here you are and there you are (or, in informal situations, here you go and there you go) when giving something to someone. Here and there have the same meaning in this use: …
Here it is!There he is!We often use here + subject pronoun + be and there + subject pronoun + be at the moment of finding or meeting someone or something we have been looking for or waiting for: …
Here I am!People often say that they have arrived or that someone else has arrived using here + subject pronoun + be: …
Here: on the telephonePeople often use here to identify themselves on the telephone or in voicemail messages: …