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  • somewhere about — (found) somewhere in the area …   English contemporary dictionary

  • somewhere — [sum′hwer΄, sum′wer΄] adv. 1. in, to, or at some place not known or specified [lives somewhere nearby] 2. at some time, degree, age, figure, etc. (with about, around, near, in, between, etc.) [somewhere about ten o clock] n. an unspecified or… …   English World dictionary

  • about — [ə bout′] adv. [ME aboute(n) < OE onbūtan, around < on, ON + be, BY + ūtan, outside < ūt, OUT: all senses develop from the sense of “around”] 1. on every side; all around [look about] 2. here and there; in all directions [travel abou …   English World dictionary

  • somewhere — /sum hwair , wair /, adv. 1. in or at some place not specified, determined, or known: They live somewhere in Michigan. 2. to some place not specified or known: They went out somewhere. 3. at or to some point in amount, degree, etc. (usually fol.… …   Universalium

  • somewhere — [[t]sʌ̱m(h)weə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADV INDEF: ADV after v, ADV with be, oft ADV cl/group, from ADV You use somewhere to refer to a place without saying exactly where you mean. I ve got a feeling I ve seen him before somewhere... I m not going home yet …   English dictionary

  • about — /euh bowt /, prep. 1. of; concerning; in regard to: instructions about the work; a book about the Civil War. 2. connected or associated with: There was an air of mystery about him. 3. near; close to: a man about my height; about six o clock. 4.… …   Universalium

  • about — a•bout [[t]əˈbaʊt[/t]] prep. 1) concerning; on the subject of; in regard to: a book about the Civil War[/ex] 2) connected or associated with: an air of mystery about him[/ex] 3) near; close to: about my height; about six o clock[/ex] 4) in or… …   From formal English to slang

  • about — /əˈbaʊt / (say uh bowt) preposition 1. of; concerning; in regard to: to talk about secrets. 2. connected with: instructions about the work. 3. somewhere near or in: she is about the house. 4. near; close to: about my height. 5. on every side of;… …  

  • somewhere — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adv. someplace; anywhere, somewhere about; approximately. See location. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. in some place, here and there, around, in one place or another, somewhence, somewhither, in parts… …   English dictionary for students

  • somewhere — I. adverb Date: 13th century 1. in, at, from, or to a place unknown or unspecified < mentions it somewhere > 2. to a place symbolizing positive accomplishment or progress < now we re getting somewhere > 3. in the vicinity of ; approximately …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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