wherever
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wherever(
wehr
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A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (no matter where)
a. dondequiera que
You can't sit wherever you like; the seats are numbered.No puedes sentarte dondequiera que sea. Los asientos están numerados.
2. (anywhere)
a. donde
Park wherever you find a spot.Estaciona donde encuentres lugar.
b. a donde sea que
That cat will follow you wherever you go.Ese gato te seguirá a donde sea que vayas.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (no matter where)
a. donde sea
Buy water in the supermarket, at the kiosk, or wherever.Compra agua en el supermercado, en el quiosco o donde sea.
b. en cualquier parte
I'm celebrating my birthday at a restaurant, bar, or wherever.Voy a celebrar mi cumpleaños en un restaurante, en un bar, o en cualquier parte.
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(in questions)
a. dónde
Wherever did I put my keys?¿Dónde puse mis llaves?
b. en qué lugar
Wherever have you put the remote?¿En qué lugar pusiste el control remoto?
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wherever
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (everywhere that)
a. allá donde, dondequiera que
I see him wherever I govaya donde vaya, siempre lo veo
wherever possible(allá) donde sea posible
2. (no matter where)
a. dondequiera que
we'll go wherever you wantiremos donde quieras
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (referring to unknown or unspecified place)
a. en cualquier parte
at home, in the office, or whereveren casa, en la oficina o donde sea
it's in Coatbridge, wherever that isestá en Coatbridge, dondequiera que quede eso
4. (in questions)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
wherever can he be?¿dónde puede estar?
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wherever [wɛərˈevəʳ]
conjunction
1 (no matter where) dondequiera que
he follows me wherever I go me sigue dondequiera que or por donde vaya; wherever you go I'll go too (a)dondequiera que vayas or vayas donde vayas yo te acompañaré; wherever I am (esté) donde esté; wherever they went they were cheered les recibían con aplausos dondequiera que fueran or fueran a donde fueran; I'll buy them wherever they come from los compraré no importa su procedencia; los compraré vengan de donde vengan
2 (anywhere) donde
sit wherever you like siéntate donde te parezca bien; wherever possible donde sea posible
adverb
1
in Madrid, London, or wherever en Madrid, Londres o donde sea
they met at shool or at college or wherever
he comes from Laxey, wherever that is es de Laxey, a saber dónde está eso
2 (in questions) ¿dónde demonios or diablos?
wherever did you put it? ¿dónde demonios lo pusiste?; wherever can they have got to? ¿dónde diablos se habrán metido?
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