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somewhen

[suhm-hwen, -wen] /ˈsʌmˌʰwɛn, -ˌwɛn/
adverb, Archaic.
1.
Origin of somewhen
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English sumwhanne; see some, when
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  • It is sure to pay you in the long run, somehow, somewhere, somewhen.

    True Words for Brave Men Charles Kingsley
  • Where and when and how you will, but somewhen and somehow, God created the heavens and the earth!'

    Robert Elsmere Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Yet, somehow, somewhen, one would have to settle accounts with him!

    Kipps H. G. Wells
  • We know by rumor that there has been heavy fighting somewhere and somewhen.

    The Note-Book of an Attache Eric Fisher Wood
  • There was a time when God did not exist; and then somehow, somewhen, he came into being.

    God and Mr. Wells William Archer
  • Of course he thinks somewhere, somewhen, he will get credit.

    The New Machiavelli Herbert George Wells
  • And somewhen in the early nineties she met and married Bailey.

    The New Machiavelli Herbert George Wells
  • I know it is not so fireworky as the sudden evolving of life, somewhere, somewhen and somehow, out of force and matter with a pop.

  • This play takes place somewhere and somewhen but begins in a blooming garden in spring.

  • Apollonius was born75 at Tyana, a city in the south of Cappadocia, somewhen in the early years of the Christian era.

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