whatever | wherever | however (subordinating conjunction)

Point 22 in CONJUNCTIONS/subordinating is defined as:

‘whatever’, ‘wherever’, ‘however’, etc. as a subordinating conjunction, at the beginning of a sentence, to give focus.

For example:

However it happened, the underworld is overcrowded, and Zeus has ordered Hades to let some spirits out.

A search in iWeb for

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1 . HOWEVER IT IS 8037

2 . WHATEVER YOU DO 5235

Whatever you do, don’t read anything about genetics that‘s published within your lifetime.

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99 . WHEREVER YOU LIVE 208
100 . HOWEVER THEY MAY 199


Wherever we live, we’re already being affected by a changing climate.