wherever

wherever
wherever, where ever
Wherever is written as one word when it is a conjunction

• (One knows the type… They're complete poison, wherever they go —R. Barnard, 1977)

or a quasi-adverb used informally

• (The traffic wardens will effectively end up lying in wait for people outside schools or wherever —Bolton Evening News, 2003).

Where ever is written as two words when ever is used as an intensifying word, usually in direct questions: Where ever have they gone?. See ever 1.

Modern English usage. 2014.

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