something or other

idiom

used when the specific details about something are not important or have been forgotten
He said he had to go buy something or other at the grocery store.

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“Something or other.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/something%20or%20other. Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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