about where? where?
near or in what place: trying to find whereabouts in the world we were.
(used with a singular or plural verb) the place where a person or thing is; the locality of a person or thing: no clue as to his whereabouts.
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How to use whereabouts in a sentence
Speculations swirled around Ma’s whereabouts after media reported in December that he skipped the taping of a TV program he created.Alibaba shares jump on Jack Ma’s first appearance in 3 months | Rita Liao | January 20, 2021 | TechCrunch
For the past few months Norah has fretted over the whereabouts of her husband who went missing after trying to find a cure for his wife’s mysterious illness.
When McDonald didn’t attend a news conference with the Jets’ owner and Mehta began calling and texting about his whereabouts, McDonald blocked Mehta’s number, he said.A divisive Jets reporter, accused of bullying, loses his place on the beat | Ben Strauss | December 11, 2020 | Washington Post
I don’t need those money-grubbers in the Valley tracking my whereabouts or knowing anything about my health.
Corado said the woman identifying herself as the client’s grandmother was asking about the client’s whereabouts.D.C. police investigating threats against Casa Ruby | Lou Chibbaro Jr. | August 26, 2020 | Washington Blade
While Faal and Njie are in U.S. custody, the whereabouts of the other survivors is unknown.The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country | Jacob Siegel | January 6, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Picasso accused the other of knowing the whereabouts of the Mona Lisa.
Today, researchers are flummoxed as to the whereabouts of this gargantuan cultural artifact.
After all, he lived with himself 24/7, so he could do a much better job chronicling his whereabouts than the FBI.
He took my phone and canceled all of my plans for the following week to make sure no one could worry about my whereabouts.Christy Mack: The Porn World Unites Over A Fallen Comrade | Aurora Snow | August 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was almost night, and Harry decided to go into camp, as he had not learned the exact whereabouts of Poindexter.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
He hath in his keeping certain papers that concern the Roshinara Begum of Delhi, and he must be made to confess their whereabouts.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
Then he broke off, and when he next gave hint of his whereabouts, it was to hail us from the nearest point on the canyon rim.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
I must learn Florimond's whereabouts, if only that we may go to meet him when we leave Condillac to-night.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
Boutin aided him as best he could and took it upon himself to go to Paris and inform Mme. Chabert of her husband's whereabouts.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
British Dictionary definitions for whereabouts
Also: whereabout at what approximate location or place; where: whereabouts are you?
obsolete about or concerning which
(functioning as singular or plural) the place, esp the approximate place, where a person or thing is
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