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Definition of somewhere adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

somewhere

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//ˈsʌmwɛr//
 
(also someplace)
 
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  •  in, at, or to a place that you do not know or do not mention by name I've seen him somewhere before. Can we go somewhere warm? I've already looked there—it must be somewhere else. He went to school in NewYork or somewhere (= I'm not sure where). They live somewhere or other in France. The difference between somewhere and anywhere is the same as the difference between some and any. Look at the notes there.
  • Idioms
    get somewhere (informal)
     
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    to make progress in what you are doing
    somewhere around, between, etc. something
     
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    approximately the number or amount mentioned It cost somewhere around two thousand dollars.
    somewhere (also someplace) pronoun
     
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    We need to find somewhere to (= a place to) live. I know somewhere we can go.