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- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈsʌm.wɛɹ/, /ˈsʌm.ʍɛɹ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈsʌm.wɛː/, /ˈsʌm.wɛə/, /ˈsʌm.ʍɛə/
- (Scotland) IPA(key): /ˈsʌm.hweːɹ/
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- Hyphenation: some‧where
somewhere (not comparable)
- In an uncertain or unspecified location.
- I must have left my glasses somewhere.
- I've hidden candy somewhere in this room.
- To an uncertain or unspecified location.
- He plans to go somewhere warm for his vacation.
- I have to go somewhere at lunch. Can I meet you at 2?
- At some unspecified point.
- I don't remember the exact number, but it was somewhere between 200 and 300.
in some place
to some place
somewhere (plural somewheres)
- Unspecified or unknown (unlocated) place or location.
- 1986, Joel S. Goldsmith, A Parenthesis in Eternity: Living the Mystical Life, page 100:
- We have come from somewhere and we are going somewhere, but because life is an unending circle, we are again going to come from a somewhere, and we are again going to go to a somewhere, and this will go on, and on, and on.
- 2008, Bill Watkins, The Once and Future Celt, page 283:
- A courting owl hoots in the somewheres of the night and another answers its call further off.
- 2012, Thomas M. Kitts, Finding Fogerty: Interdisciplinary Readings of John Fogerty, page 6:
- […] and it transports the person to a somewhere, a somewhere that the music dictates.
- 2015 November 1, Clare Brennan, “The Oresteia review – strong performances at odds with the setting”, in The Observer:
- This is essentialised place: a somewhere that is nowhere and yet everywhere.