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    SIt wherever you like (Relative Adverb)

    1) 'Sit wherever you like'
    2) = Sit any place where you like.

    3) He gets lost wherever he goes
    4) = He gets lost at any place where he goes.


    The above examples are from my two different grammar books and quite confused about sentence 4). I think there needs no 'at' in this sentence since where is an adverb.

    So the correct sentence might be 'He gets lost any place where he goes'


    Am I right?

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    Re: SIt wherever you like (Relative Adverb)

    "He gets lost anywhere he goes"
    I hope it's clear.

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    Re: SIt wherever you like (Relative Adverb)

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    1) 'Sit wherever you like.'
    2) = Sit any place where you like.

    3) He gets lost wherever he goes.
    4) = He gets lost at any place wherehe goes.
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    Re: SIt wherever you like (Relative Adverb)

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    1) 'Sit wherever you like'
    2) = Sit any place where you like.

    3) He gets lost wherever he goes
    4) = He gets lost at any place where he goes.


    The above examples are from my two different grammar books and quite confused about sentence 4). I think there needs no 'at' in this sentence since where is an adverb.

    So the correct sentence might be 'He gets lost any place where he goes'


    Am I right?
    You seem to be a little confused about grammatical terminology. 'Wherever' as used in your examples above is a conjunction.

    It would, however, be a concessive adverb in

    Wherever you may like to go, I still prefer it here.

    and a (nominal) relative adverb in

    Wherever you want to go is fine by me.



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