[Grammar] Regardless of wherever

Oceanlike

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Is my sentence below correct? I am unsure.

- Regardless of wherever Chad goes, he always ensure his mother knows his whereabouts.

Thank you! :-D
 

Oceanlike

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I don't understand why I cannot use 'wherever' as in "Regardless of wherever..."

Please help me to understand.

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probus

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I don't understand why I cannot use 'wherever' as in "Regardless of wherever..."

Please help me to understand.

Thank you.

I think it is because the combination of "regardless" and "wherever" sounds redundant. Each signifies exclusion, so you don't need both of them.
 
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Tdol

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I don't think it would be wrong to use it, but it is unnecessary and does sound odd.
 
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