Definition of some
- some person knocked
- some gems are hard
- give me some water
- have some apples
Can I have some water?
She had some interest in the job.
I have some money left, but not much.
I hope I've been of some help.
We met some years ago.
He spoke at some length about his problems.
Would you like some more potatoes?
I need to work on it some more.
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after a fashion, somewhere about, somewhere around;
—used to refer to a person or thing that is not known, named, or specified
: of an unspecified amount or number
: of a fairly large amount or number
: to an unspecified amount or degree
: having a specified quality
: causing a specified feeling or condition
: a group of (so many) people or things
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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