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    to go to the place where someone is for a short visit

    In Macmillan English Dictionary, it says:

    come by phrasal verb

    to go to the place where someone is for a short visit:
    I’ll come by this afternoon and we can talk about what happened.
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    What does 'where someone is for a short visit' mean?

    I wonder if it means 'someone is for a short visit in/at the place' or 'someone is to the place for a short visit' or 'someone to the place is for a short visit'.

    Thanks!

    PS I also posted the same question in this, but all of your answers are unique to me. Thank you.
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    Re: to go to the place where someone is for a short visit

    Yes, "where" means "the place".

    Come to where I am standing = Come to the place I am standing.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: to go to the place where someone is for a short visit

    Thanks! But which one does 'where' mean?
    a. 'someone is for a short visit in/at/on/to the place'
    b. 'someone is in/at/on/to the place for a short visit'
    c. 'someone in/at/on/to the place is for a short visit'.
    d. 'in/at/on/to the place someone is for a short visit'.
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