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

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Examples of someplace in a Sentence

Should we eat here or go someplace else? I put my keys someplace but I can't remember where.
Recent Examples on the Web The long and lazy days of summer are usually a time to relax and soften into the pleasures of reading, ideally someplace near the water, a cool drink in your hand, the sun radiating overhead, nothing to do but enjoy yourself. Sarah Lyall, New York Times, "Let Books Create Your Summer," 13 May 2020 For years, my husband and I have dreamed of selling our small house in the Bay Area and moving someplace more rural, more affordable. Katy Steinmetz, Time, "We Were Planning to Sell Our Home Before the Pandemic Hit. Now, the Real Estate Market May Never Be the Same," 12 May 2020 To prevent spoilage and ensure the right consistency, hang the basturma someplace dry that doesn’t exceed 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Popular Science, "Basturma, baby! Make your own Armenian charcuterie.," 17 Mar. 2020 Garcia says El Paso is more than just a station on the road to someplace better. Gustavo Arellano, Los Angeles Times, "For Mexican Americans, El Paso is a beacon. That makes racist massacre more devastating," 7 Aug. 2019 Going someplace warm in winter can be a mental trap. Joe Cermele, Field & Stream, "Is This Lake the Best New Bass Fishing Spot in Mexico?," 18 Mar. 2020 But people here would have to go someplace else far off. Charles Bethea, The New Yorker, "When the Coronavirus Comes to Rural Georgia," 12 Mar. 2020 Want to take your sweetheart, your friends or yourself someplace special this Valentine’s Day, but don’t know where to look? Robert Gant, Anchorage Daily News, "Fall in love with these Valentine’s Day events in Anchorage," 13 Feb. 2020 Extreme cold can affect battery life, however, so most Lithium auger fans carry a spare battery someplace warm just in case. Field & Stream, "10 High-Tech Tools to Change the Way You Ice Fish," 18 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of someplace

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Someplace.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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