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some

Definitions by Oxford


[s(ə)m], (Determiner)

Definitions:
- an unspecified amount or number of
(e.g: I made some money running errands)

- used to refer to someone or something that is unknown or unspecified
(e.g: I was talking to some journalist the other day)

- (used with a number) approximately
(e.g: some thirty different languages are spoken)

- (pronounced stressing ‘some’) a considerable amount or number of
(e.g: he went to some trouble)

- (pronounced stressing ‘some’) at least a small amount or number of
(e.g: he liked some music but generally wasn't musical)

- (pronounced stressing ‘some’) expressing admiration of something notable
(e.g: that was some goal)


Phrases:
- and then some
- some little

Origin:
Old English sum, of Germanic origin, from an Indo-European root shared by Greek hamōs ‘somehow’ and Sanskrit sama ‘any, every’


[s(ə)m], (Pronoun)

Definitions:
- an unspecified number or amount of people or things
(e.g: here are some of our suggestions)

- (pronounced stressing ‘some’) at least a small amount or number of people or things
(e.g: surely some have noticed)


Phrases:
- and then some
- some little

Origin:


[s(ə)m], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- to some extent; quite a lot
(e.g: he needs feeding up some)


Phrases:
- and then some
- some little

Origin:







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