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some

4 adverb
     
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1

some more

an additional number or amount of something:
Would you like some more cake?
2 American English spoken a little:
'Are you feeling better today?' 'Some, I guess.'
3

some 500 people/50%/£100 etc

an expression meaning about 500 people, 50%, £100 etc - used especially when this seems a large number or amount:
She gained some 25 pounds in weight during pregnancy.
4

some little/few something

literary a fairly large number or amount of something:
We travelled some little way before noticing that Bradley wasn't with us.

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