Which of these is correct:

  1. Where I should be.


  1. The place I should be.


Context: When you are going to fill the autobiography section on SE, it says 'Location' and it's supposed to write USA or something like that and I wanted to write one of the 2 above.

What are other alternative ways to mean the same?

Thank you.


In my opinion, "Where I should be" is the clause functioning like "the place in/at/etc which I should be", or "the place I should be in/at/etc.". E.g I don't know where I should be. ; Where should I be?

"Where I should be." is fine as a joke in that context. I think.

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    But you're not answering the question. Is it correct to fill "Location" with just "Where I should be" as a kind of joke? – RubioRic Oct 24 '18 at 6:48
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    @RubioRic I didn't know Op has updated his question. – dan Oct 24 '18 at 8:32
  • +1 Sorry, I didn't see the edit history. – RubioRic Oct 24 '18 at 8:35
  • @RubioRic: the only thing I edited was the context, my question has been always there – Isa Oct 24 '18 at 22:23
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    @Isa It's because as you said "it says 'Location' and it's supposed to write USA or something like that", but instead you write something else like "where I should be". – dan Oct 24 '18 at 22:36

"where should i be" and "the place i should be", virtually mean the same thing. There is really no other way you need to put it unless there is a context.

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