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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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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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“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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“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 ...
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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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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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Usage of the word “where”

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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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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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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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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Comma before “where” – “produce cine [loops, where]/[loops where] changes observed.” – Identifying vs. Nonidentifying Clause? Essential clause?

Comma placement before “where” – “Gradual deformations of a tendon can produce cine [loops, where]/[loops where] changes in echo intensity can be observed.” – Identifying vs. Nonidentifying Clause? ...
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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… ...