Man: Well, it depends. If I’m making a deposit; I prefer to go up to the clerk and do it that way to get my receipts back,
but if I’m going in to take few dollars out or to do a transaction where I’m not in a line-up, then I prefer to use the automatic teller window.
where I’m not in a line-up
What does “where” mean here?
What is the best synonym for “where” in this sentence?
Could you post the audio? “Line-up” sounds odd.
Where → when → if
He is stating two conditions.
IF I’m going to take a few dollars
IF the line is short
The words ‘where’ and ‘when’ are often used to mean ‘if’.
Look at definition #2 under adverb.
‘When’ is often used in a similar way.
Wow, he talks fast!
He might say “line-up”. He also uses a lot of interjections, like ‘um’ and ‘ah’. So he might be saying “where I’m not in a line, ah, then I prefer”.
Thank you so much, NearlyNapping
It sure sounds like “line-up”. Perhaps this is a Canadian term.
Overall, his thoughts are a bit jumbled.
Thank you so much, Arinker