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adv (in questions)
→ Where's Jane?
→ Where did you meet him?
→ Where are you from in Japan?
→ You'll never believe where Julie is going.
Where do you live? Où habites-tu?
Where are you going? Où vas-tu?
Where's Emma today? Où est Emma aujourd'hui?
Where are you from? D'où venez vous?
where will it all end? où cela finira-t-il?
(referring to place)
→ I don't know where she's gone.
→ I wonder where they are now.
→ He asked where she'd gone.
a shop where you can buy croissants un magasin où l'on peut acheter des croissants
I think I know where we are. Je crois savoir où nous sommes.
Stay where you are. Restez où vous êtes.
People looked to see where the noise was coming from. Les gens regardaient d'où venaient le bruit.
this is where ... c'est ici que ...
→ This is where we first met.
(referring to time, stage, situation)
→ The government is at a stage where it is willing to talk.
→ a delicate situation where a friend's confidence can easily be betrayed
I didn't know where to start. Je ne savais pas où commencer., Je ne savais pas par où commencer.
This is where you come in. C'est ici que tu entres en jeu.
that's where you're wrong! c'est là que vous avez tort!
→ That's where I just can't agree with you.
(=whereas) là où
→ Sometimes a teacher will be listened to, where a parent might not.
where possible si possible
→ Where possible, wrap the person in a blanket.
→ Eat fresh, raw, seasonal foods where possible.
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