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Meaning of "somewhere" in Essential American English Dictionary

somewhere

adverb   /ˈsʌm·hweər/
A2 used to mean a place when you do not know exactly where it is, or when it is not important exactly where it is: They had difficulties finding somewhere to live. He comes from somewhere near Chicago. Can you think of somewhere else (= a different place) we could go?
Translations of “somewhere”
in Korean 어딘가…
in Arabic مَكان ما…
in Portuguese em algum lugar…
in Catalan en algun lloc…
in Japanese どこかに(で、へ)…
in Italian qualche parte, un posto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 地方, 在某處,在某地…
in Russian где-то, куда-то, откуда-то…
in Turkish bir yere, bir yerde…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地方, 在某处,在某地…
in Polish gdzieś…
(Definition of somewhere from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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