some·​place | \ ˈsəm-ˌplās How to pronounce someplace (audio) \

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Should we eat here or go someplace else? I put my keys someplace but I can't remember where.

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These guys who are healthy now, might not want to take that risk, might not want to go someplace else and wait for [Durant] for two years... Joey Morona,, "LeBron’s Lakers could benefit most from Kevin Durant’s injury, says ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith," 12 June 2019 People in the public better find someplace sufficient for poetry in the market’s outer depths. Ben Lerner, Harper's magazine, "Resistances," 10 Jan. 2019 Which, in addition to the salubriousness of all that sea and salt, promised an unusually high (in fact, daily) dose of what for me is another major mood elevator: the anticipatory frisson of arriving someplace new. Klara Glowczewska, Town & Country, "This Silversea Muse Cruise is a Mediterranean Dream Odyssey," 19 Mar. 2019 That’s especially important if your contact fell someplace pretty gnarly, like in the dirt or on the bathroom floor. Korin Miller, SELF, "Why Do My Contacts Keep Popping Out of My Eyes?," 29 Aug. 2018 The crowd comes in riding boots and carrying very expensive handbags and glasses of that regional wine are toted into screenings; there’s an overall feeling of being someplace far away from bright lights but where good taste is in high supply. Adam Rathe, Town & Country, "Is the Most Important Film Festival You've Never Heard of in Middleburg, Virginia?," 5 Nov. 2018 So, kick back, see some inspiring scenery, travel someplace new, plant a garden or even read some books. Rhonda Abrams, USA TODAY, "Get out! Seriously, small-biz owner: You've got to take a vacation," 27 June 2018 For many people, the chance to leave home, go away to school and establish a career someplace new is part of the American dream, but for employers in those hometowns, watching the potential workforce walk away can be painful. CBS News, "Small towns use financial incentives to lure young, educated workers back home," 31 May 2018 Of course, that’s not why the team chose the name, which dates back to fourth century Europe and references a mythological land far to the north, someplace distant and cold, just like 2014 MU69. Meghan Bartels, Newsweek, "NASA Named Its Next New Horizons Target Ultima Thule, a Mythical Land With a Nazi Connection," 14 Mar. 2018

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1880, in the meaning defined above

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