somewhere else

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somewhere else (uncountable)

  1. A place other than here.

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somewhere else

  1. In or at some other place.
  2. To some other place.
  3. (figuratively) Distracted; in a daydream, (of the mind) unable to interact with events in the here and now
    • 1996, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Emmy, volume 18, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, page 38:
      But I get slightly crazy when I'm working on something. I zone out and get lost watching scenes play out in my head. That's why I won't have lunch with friends when I'm writing. My head is somewhere else and they naturally take it personally.
    • 2013, John Bemrose, The Island Walkers: A Novel, p. 3:
      Hearing the laughter of his sons, Alf grinned. But he was somewhere else, thinking of the woman moving through the dim house behind him.

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