where can (someone) (possibly) be

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Definition of where can (someone) (possibly) be

used to ask where someone is with an added sense of urgency or concern
  • He was supposed to be here an hour ago. Where can he (possibly) be?

Word by Word Definitions

where play
  1. : at, in, or to what place

  2. : at, in, or to what situation, position, direction, circumstances, or respect

  3. : here, there

  1. : at, in, or to what place

  2. : at, in, or to what situation, position, direction, circumstances, or respect

  3. : the place or point at, in, or to which

  1. : place, location

  2. : what place, source, or cause

can play
  1. : know, understand

  2. : to be able to do, make, or accomplish

  3. : to have knowledge or skill

  1. : a usually cylindrical receptacle:

  2. : a vessel for holding liquids

  3. : a usually metal typically cylindrical receptacle usually with an open top, often with a removable cover, and sometimes with a spout or side handles (as for holding liquid or trash)

  1. : to put in a can : preserve by sealing in airtight cans or jars

  2. : to hit (a golf shot) into the cup

  3. : to hit (a shot) in basketball

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

possibly play
  1. : in a possible manner : by any possibility

  2. : by merest chance : perhaps

  3. : it is possible or imaginable : conceivably


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