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    What does " in our office in wherever" mean?

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    Mr. Hu, the branch manager in our office in wherever, was arrested for stealing $10 million.

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    Re: What does " in our office in wherever" mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    Context:

    Mr. Hu, the branch manager in our office in wherever, was arrested for stealing $10 million.
    It's not a good sentence. Perhaps it's supposed to mean that the writer doesn't know which branch Hu is in.
    "Mr. Hu, the branch manager in one of our offices somewhere, was arrested for stealing $10 million."

    But it's not right - don't use 'wherever' this way.

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    Re: What does " in our office in wherever" mean?

    Thank you.

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    Re: What does " in our office in wherever" mean?

    It could suggest that the speaker doesn't care where the branch was and that it wasn't very important.

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