Definition of Wherever
- Adverb from English that translates as “wherever” or “wherever”. For example: meet me wherever you want or “find me wherever you want“.
- It is used to join different phrases and in Spanish it can mean “where” or “always”. An example would be: use whole grain breakfast cereals wherever possible or “use whole grains for breakfast whenever possible”.
- In Hispanic contexts it is used colloquially to denote that something that is not of great importance or irrelevant in a conversation. For example: I went out with Juan, Marcos and wherever, we went to the movies.
ORIGIN OF WHEREVER
Wherever is an Anglo-Saxon term that acts as an adverb or conjunction and is translated as “where”, “wherever” or “always”. In that sense, the use in Spanish is non-existent and would only correspond to the corresponding words of the Spanish language.
As a colloquial word wherever it has a wide use in Spanish and is used to summarize an unimportant comment in the middle of a conversation. It can be understood as a synonym for “etcetera”.
CURIOSITIES OF WHEREVER
- “Whenever, wherever” is how a song by the Colombian singer “Shakira” is known. This song was released in 2001 and belongs to the album “Servicio deundry”. The original title of the song is “Luck”.