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adverb     somewhere pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    used for referring to a place when you do not know or say exactly where

    I think I’ve seen you before somewhere.

    I’ve lost my watch, but it must be somewhere in the house.

    There’s a restaurant somewhere around here that’s supposed to be good.

    I had to find somewhere to sit down.

    somewhere nice/safe/different etc:

    Let’s go somewhere nice for dinner.

    or somewhere (=or a similar place):

    Dan’s working for a company in Denmark or Norway or somewhere.

    somewhere else:

    If we don’t provide a good service, customers will go somewhere else.

  2. 2
    used when giving an amount that is not exact but that is a little more or less
    somewhere around/between/over etc:

    You will earn somewhere between £20,000 and £25,000.

    There were somewhere around 50 people at the meeting.



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