Quick answer
"Donde sea" is a phrase which is often translated as "wherever", and "cuando sea" is a phrase which is often translated as "whenever". Learn more about the difference between "donde sea" and "cuando sea" below.
donde sea
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. wherever
Me iré donde sea, pero desde luego no pienso seguir viviendo en esta ciudad.I'll go wherever, but I certainly don't plan to go on living in this town.
b. anywhere
Tú eres una persona feliz, y yo creo que lo serás donde sea que estés.You're a happy person, and I think you'll be so anywhere you are.
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Pongan los juguetes donde sea, pero quítenlos del suelo porque si no alguien se va a tropezar.Put the toys wherever you want, but remove them from the floor because otherwise someone is going to trip over.
Podemos quedar en el café o donde sea.We can meet at the coffee shop or anywhere you want.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
cuando sea
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (no matter when)
a. whenever
No tenemos por qué ir de compras hoy, podemos ir cuando sea.We don't need to go shopping today, we can go whenever.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Vengan cuando sea, pero vengan porque necesito que me ayuden a llevar estas cajas al almacén.Come whenever you want, but come because I need you to help me take these boxes to the warehouse.
¿Cuándo vas a arreglar tu cuarto? - ¡Qué pesada, mamá! Lo haré cuando sea.When will you tidy up your room? - Mom, you're such a pain! I'll do it whenever I want.
2. (every time that is)
a. whenever
Cuando sea posible, duerma un mínimo de ocho horas diarias.Whenever possible, sleep at least eight hours every day.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS