somewhere adverb (PLACE)
Note: Somewhere is not usually used in negatives and questions.
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somewhere adverb (APPROXIMATELY)
somewhere around, between, etc.
- It should take somewhere between six and seven hours to get there.
- She earns somewhere between three and four hundred thousand a year.
- Their profits last year were somewhere around ten million pounds.
- We're hoping to get somewhere in the region of two hundred thousand for our house.
- They estimate that the temperature yesterday was somewhere in the region of -30°C.
Someone, somebody, something, somewhereSomeone, somebody, something, somewhere are indefinite pronouns. They function in a similar way to some. We use them in affirmative clauses and in questions expecting a particular answer. We can use them to refer to both general and specific people or things. We use them with a singular verb: …