I would like some help on that, please. Is where used correctly in this sentence? Isn’t where just used when it come to places.
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This is a common use. You can substitute “In which” for “where” but the way it’s written is far more common.
But, my question is, is that grammatically correct or informal English?
Yes, it’s grammatically correct.
No. This might be what is confusing you. It usually refers to a place but not always. It can mean a situation. It can mean a source or destination that is not a place.
You helped tremendously. Where would we be without your help?
( This is not a physical location. “Where” refers to how much progress has been made toward a goal. )
Where did you hear this rumor?
( They are asking about the source of the rumor. It doesn’t have to be a place. Maybe they heard it from a friend or on the news. )
You have been talking about this for ten minutes. Where is this leading?
( The person is asking “where” the conversation is leading. They are asking “What is the point of this discussion?” )
John doesn’t know where he is going in life. He has gone in several directions but never focuses on one thing. He just hasn’t found his place in life.
The words “where”, “directions” and “place” all refer to non-locations.
Thanks, I guess now I got it. So, if I say something like “We had a meeting yesterday where we discussed the best solution to…” would be correct, OK?