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“I don't have what to do/where to put it”

Lately I've heard a couple people using the words "what" and "where" in a strange way. They would say things like: "I don't have what to do" or "I don't have where to put it". I'm pretty sure this ...
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Fixed issue where or that?

What is correct? "I have fixed an issue where contracts are not saved into the database." or "I have fixed an issue that contracts are not saved into the database." The context The ...
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Are “where” subclauses acceptable?

In mathematical texts, but not only there, one often first names an object and then explains what it is in a “where” clause, for example: “Let x and y be any two numbers from a set M of natural ...
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Using 'at' with 'where'

A recent question asked about the impropriety of "Where's it at?" The question started me thinking about when at is allowed with where. My first thought was that ne'er the two should meet: at is ...
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Usage of “that”, “where” and “which”

I'm Turkish. Is the sentence below correct? Information: There is an exception. It is used or defined in the module. And my field specifies this information. Sentence: This field specifies ...
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Grammar: “It was somewhere I did something” - choose the right option

Which should I choose to complete the gap in this sentence: It was ___________ I first met my wife. Vietnam which in Vietnam which Vietnam that in Vietnam where I think this sentence uses ...
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Where there are

I want to have a sentence like this: In addition, to efficiently calculate f(t) after adding an item x at position p, where there are q relevant items before, we can use Eq. 3. Is this grammatically ...
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use of “at the same time”

i want to re-write the following sentence in a nice way Modernization and globalization have where changed various walks of life, at the same it has also affected the food industry. please suggest ...
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Comma before where when the clause is at the end of the sentence

Please tell me if I should place a comma before the word where in the two sentences below. I would like to work for you since I’m interested in working in a leading international school with ...
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Usage of the word “where” [duplicate]

I am not a native speaker. So please excuse my "silly" question. I have learned in my school that one can only use the word "where" in contexts describing locations, positions [or directions]. But I ...
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Should I use “where” or “that” in this context?

Is it appropriate to use "where" in this sentence: "They made me testify. Sometimes they asked questions where you'd think: Are you crazy to ask this?"
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where vs in which [duplicate]

I found this sentence in a dictionary: A nursery is a place where children who are not old enough to go to school are looked after. I want to know if in which can be used instead of where.
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An era of intelligent machines where vs an era of intelligent machines when [duplicate]

I'm writing a essay and I haven't really studied or have had to use proper grammar in years now. For the following sentence: We are now in a era of intelligent machines where Amazon has drones and ...
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Should I use “when” or “where” in this sentence? [closed]

I am glad to have met you on Wednesday last week where we discussed... OR: I am glad to have met you on Wednesday last week when we discussed...
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“in which” vs “where” [duplicate]

In the aftermath of the space shuttle Challenger explosion, where seven crew members were killed, the NASA program underwent a massive examination of priorities. My SAT grammar book claims that ...
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“A dream where I was walking” vs. “a dream when I was walking”

I often find it hard to choose between "where" and "when". For instance: One time, I had a dream when I was walking... One time, I had a dream where I was walking... Should I use when, ...
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Do we use the subordinator where or when for circumstances? [duplicate]

1.1.1. An asset is only recognised by the XXX Organisation (where/when) the item: provides services or benefits to the XXX Organisation; is controlled by the XXX Organisation; etc… ...
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Are “when”, “where” and “of” equally valid after “to include the case…”?

What are the rules for the usage of this construct? For example, suppose you've written a StackExchange answer, and later you decided edit it so that your proposed solution handles an additional ...
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“In cases when” vs. “in cases where”

This is one I struggle with from time to time. Which is better? Methodology X is more suitable in cases where users' needs are well understood up front. Methodology X is more suitable in ...
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“It was from that moment where” vs. “it was from that moment when”

Now that I think about it, it was from that moment where I started to have doubts about him. Would it be better to use the word "when" instead of "where," or are they both equally valid word ...