English version

something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsomethingsome‧thing /ˈsʌmθɪŋ/ ●●● S1 W1 pronoun 🔊 🔊 1 THINGused to mean a particular thing when you do not know its name or do not know exactly what it isanything, everything, nothing 🔊 There’s something in my eye. 🔊 Sarah said something about coming over later.something new/old/good etc 🔊 It’s a good car, but I’m looking for something newer. 🔊 The house was too small, so they decided to look for something else (=a different one). 🔊 I think there’s something wrong (=a problem) with the phone. 🔊 I don’t know what he does exactly, but I know it has something to do with computers (=is related to them in some way).see thesaurus at thing2 something to eat/drink/read/do etc3 do something4 something about somebody/something5 ... or something6 something like 100/2,000 etc7 be thirty-something/forty-something etc8 be (really/quite) something9 be something else10 there’s something in/to something11 have something of something12 be something of a gardener/an expert etc13 something of a shock/surprise etc14 a little something15 sixty something/John something etc16 make something of yourself17 that’s something
Examples from the Corpus
somethingCome here - I want to show you something.has something to do withI know it has something to do with a battle, a running mate and a presidential election.Perhaps it has something to do with great players being unable to translate their ability and desire to lesser-skilled athletes.Size clearly has something to do with its effect, he wrote, but not size as reflection of ego.I know that the word has something to do with poetry.I am convinced that good play has something to do with relaxation and good company.Maybe it has something to do with the curious outlook he had on life.But it is charitable to assume that it has something to do with the kind of critic that Pound is.Maybe it has something to do with the leisurely pace of the sport.
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