where exactly

what/where/when/etc exactly phrase
used for asking someone for more details about something

What exactly did he say?

Where exactly do you live?

Thesaurus: ways of asking questions and making requestshyponym to ask a question or questionssynonym
Main entry: exactly

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  • exactly — adverb 1 used to emphasize that a particular number, amount, or piece of information is completely correct: We were wearing exactly the same clothes. | It s exactly half past five. | exactly where/what/when etc: Tell me exactly what he said. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • exactly — ex|act|ly W2S1 [ıgˈzæktli] adv 1.) used to emphasize that a number, amount, or piece of information is or should be completely correct in every detail ▪ It s exactly half past five. ▪ The figures may not be exactly right, but they re close enough …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • exactly — ex|act|ly [ ıg zæktli ] adverb *** 1. ) no more and no less than a particular amount or time: PRECISELY: It s exactly three o clock. The wood should measure five centimeters exactly. 2. ) in every way or every detail: The house is exactly the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • exactly */*/*/ — UK [ɪɡˈzæk(t)lɪ] / US adverb 1) no more and no less than a particular amount or time It s exactly three o clock. The wood should measure five centimetres exactly. 2) a) in every way, or in every detail The house is exactly the same as it was 20… …   English dictionary

  • where — W1S1 [weə US wer] adv, conj, pron [: Old English; Origin: hwAr] 1.) in or to which place ▪ Where are you going? ▪ Where do they live? ▪ Do you know where my glasses are? ▪ Where would you like to sit? where (...) to/from ▪ Where have you come… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Where Mathematics Comes From — Where Mathematics Comes From: How the Embodied Mind Brings Mathematics into Being (hereinafter WMCF ) is a book by George Lakoff, a cognitive linguist, and Rafael E. Núñez, a psychologist. Published in 2000, WMCF seeks to found a cognitive… …   Wikipedia

  • exactly*/*/*/ — [ɪgˈzæk(t)li] adv 1) no more and no less than a particular amount or time Syn: precisely It s exactly three o clock.[/ex] The wood should measure five centimetres exactly.[/ex] 2) in every way, or in every detail Syn: just She sounds exactly like …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Where Did Our Love Go — Single infobox | Name = Where Did Our Love Go Artist = The Supremes B side = He Means the World to Me from Album = Where Did Our Love Go Released = June 17, 1964 Format = 7 single Recorded = Hitsville USA (Studio A); April 8 1964 Genre = Soul/pop …   Wikipedia

  • Where the Heart Is (2000 film) — Infobox Film name = Where the Heart Is |Ş imdb id = 0198021 writer = Billie Letts (novel) Lowell Ganz (screenplay) starring = Natalie Portman Ashley Judd Stockard Channing director = Matt Williams distributor = 20th Century Fox released = April… …   Wikipedia

  • Where the Boys Are — Infobox Film name = Where the Boys Are image size = caption = theatrical poster producer = Joe Pasternak director = Henry Levin writer = Glendon Swarthout (novel) George Wells starring = Dolores Hart George Hamilton Yvette Mimieux Jim Hutton… …   Wikipedia

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