when 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

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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