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quite something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishquite somethingquite somethingespecially British EnglishGOOD/EXCELLENT used to say that someone or something is very impressive It’s quite something to walk out on stage in front of 20,000 people. quite
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quite somethingWould have been quite something if they'd brought him back.It is quite something to discover giant tubeworms clustered around warm water flowing from the seafloor.Matthau, who has died aged 79, was quite something.Putting some one's shoulder back into place standing on a six inch ledge is quite something.Then he said: This is quite something.To most of us, however, nothing is more obvious than that the universe really is quite something.
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