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Definición de “where” en inglés


adverb, conjunction     /weər/ US  /wer/
A1 to, at, or in what place : Where does he live ? "I put it on your desk ." "Where? I can't see it?" Where are we going? Now where did I put my glasses ? Where's the party being held ? Could you tell me where Barker Drive is please ? Where did you put my umbrella ? I've left my keys somewhere and I don't know where. You've found my diary - where on Earth was it? I've been meaning to ask you where you get your hair cut . Bradford, where Bren comes from, has a lot of good curry restaurants . She lived in Rome for a couple of years , where she taught English . You see where Mira is standing ? Well, he's behind her. I like to have him next to me where I can keep an eye on him. I read it somewhere - I don't know where (= in which book , newspaper , etc.).Question words and expressions B2 used when referring to a particular stage in a process or activity : You reach a point in any project where you just want to get the thing finished . I've reached the stage where I just don't care any more.Relative forms in what situation : You're not available on the 12th and Andrew can't make the 20th - so where does that leave us? Where do you see yourself five years from now?Question words and expressions Gramática:Relative pronouns: when, where and whyIn informal language, we often use where, when or why to introduce defining relative clauses instead of at which, on which or for which.Gramática:WhereWhere is a wh-word. We use where to ask questions, as a conjunction and to introduce relative clauses.Gramática:Where as a question wordWe can use where to ask for information about place:Gramática:Emphatic questions with wherever and where on earthWe can ask emphatic questions using wherever or where on earth to express shock or surprise. We stress ever and earth:Gramática:Where as a conjunctionWe use where as a conjunction meaning ‘in the place that’ or ‘in situations that’. The clause with where is a subordinate clause and needs a main clause to complete its meaning. If the where clause comes before the main clause, we use a comma:Gramática:Where as a relative pronounWe can use where as a relative pronoun:
(Definition of where adverbconjunction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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