quite something


: a major event
It was quite something for a small-town boy to be interviewed for the national news.

Examples of quite something in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Complete destruction of the surrounding tissue is really, really quite something. Analisa Novak, CBS News, 27 Oct. 2023 From the cascading colors of autumn leaves to the abundance of fun fall activities, the turn of the season is quite something, even down here in the South. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 11 Sep. 2023 That’s quite something as the SE has previously been based on a less recent chassis than this. David Phelan, Forbes, 13 Aug. 2023 The timing is quite something, though almost certainly coincidental. Chris Welch, The Verge, 15 May 2023

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“Quite something.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quite%20something. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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