Sombrero Somebody

Some

Meanings and phrases

some

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity
  2. relatively many but unspecified in number
  3. relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent
  4. remarkable

some

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct; approximately; about; close to; just about; roughly; more or less; around; or so

and then some

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. and considerably more in addition

catch some Z 's

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be asleep; sleep; kip; slumber; log Z's

in some manner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in some unspecified way or manner; or by some unspecified means; somehow; someway; someways; in some way

in some way

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in some unspecified way or manner; or by some unspecified means; somehow; someway; someways; in some manner

some other

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. any of various alternatives; some other; another

spent some time

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also spent some time in Cyprus in 1967 and 1968.
  • He then spent some time playing in South Africa.
  • In 1949, Ronald Easterbrook spent some time at Hewell Grange.
E.g.
  • 1712 in music The year 1712 in music involved some significant events.
  • 1665 in music The year 1665 in music involved some significant events.
  • 1664 in music The year 1664 in music involved some significant events.

quite some time

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "I've been playing it for quite some time.
  • Maria has been involved with Pedro's son, Hermano, for quite some time.
  • He has been saving for quite some time and only has enough for one part.

took some time

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It took some time before peace was re-established.
  • Post-strike photographs took some time to obtain.
  • "It took some time trying to gather all of the information."

spending some time

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After spending some time together, however, Kajal and Neeraj become close.
  • After spending some time in India, Elizabeth returned to the United States in 1944.
  • Sosa had struggled in 1991, spending some time with the White Sox' Triple-A affiliate.
E.g.
  • Maasinhon's win caused some controversy, however.
  • This caused some controversy, and Kumar was penalised and remanded.
  • It featured live simulated sex and audience interaction that caused some controversy.

spend some time

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • You should spend some time in thought.
  • After a short drink, Marshall and Lily leave to spend some time together on the street.
  • This experience led him to spend some time investigating paranormal phenomena and magic.

take some time

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I have decided to take some time off to enjoy life, train and teach.
  • He plans a large force in order to do so but it will take some time.
  • I thought I'd take some time off, write some songs for a bit, go and hang in LA for a bit.
E.g.
  • It enjoyed some success on Disney Channel and Radio Disney.
  • The Cameroonian Army enjoyed some success in weeding out separatist camps.
  • Many books have been published in this series, which enjoyed some success.

spent some years

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He spent some years working at the Berlin Zoo.
  • He then spent some years as a public safety campaigner.
  • He also spent some years as editor of a literary magazine "Malta Letterarja".
E.g.
  • The use of this method has also received some criticism.
  • The film footage featured in the game received some criticism for its low quality.
  • Jackson received some criticism for paying white and non-white volunteers the same salary.
E.g.
  • Stephens was born in Bedford County, Tennessee on February 2, 1879 (although some sources suggest he was older).
  • The body was presumably designed by Trevor Fiore, of Carrozzeria Fissore, although some sources credit Pietro Frua.
  • She died in Los Angeles at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 2002, aged 86 of pneumonia, although some sources said she was 91.
E.g.
  • These cars achieved some success at Brooklands.
  • She achieved some success as a painter but she was identified as a great woman artist.
  • The film achieved some success in Canberra but was a commercial and critical disappointment.

until some time

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Typically, skiing is open until some time in March.
  • Tradition states that the church stood until some time in the 1800s.
  • It was then shortened to "The Grafton Argus" until some time in 1920.
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