From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsometimesome‧time1, some time /ˈsʌmtaɪm/ ●●●S2 adverb 🔊 🔊 APPROXIMATELYat a time in the future or in the past, although you do not know exactly whensometime around/in/during etc 🔊 We’ll take a vacation sometime in September. 🔊 Our house was built sometime around 1900.
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sometime• It's a long story. I'll tell you about it sometime.• Reform is overdue and will come - sometime.• He knows Spunk's going to have to have his name fixedsometime.• The burglary must have happened sometime after 8:00.• I could see myself just planning on going away for a weekendsometime and not planning on where until the last minute.• Photographs from the 1870S showed such a bird on the courthousefountain, but sometime during the 1920S it had disappeared.• Navyofficials say they are fixing the manning problems but expect the shortages of skilledsailors to continue until sometime in 1999.• Lucy, um, I wondered if you'd like to come over for dinnersometime, like tonight.• Ideally, Brown said, the city should host the SuperBowl in a new footballstadium, sometime shortly after 1999.• One week, two week., three week, we walk in jungle, sometime up, sometime down.sometime around/in/during etc• It is likely that Mir will bum up in Earth's atmospheresometime in 2000.• The pipe will be switched on sometime inFebruary and is intended to run for at least a year.• Zaring Homes said it expects to report earnings results for the fourthquarter and year sometime in mid-February.• Can anyone help with any information about a nastyscrape to my car which happened sometime during the day at Rutherford.• It declared that the village had a searchwarrant for her home and would returnsometime in the next 30 days.• EspressoLane is looking to open several area locations beginning sometime in the next six months.• The line probably crossed the half billion marksometime during the seventeenth century.• I was awakenedsometime in the small hours with a snorting and snuffling and a large shadow on my tent.sometimesometime2 adjective [only before noun] 🔊 🔊 1formalBEFOREformer 🔊 Sir Richard Marsh, the sometime chairman of British Rail2American English used to say that someone does or has a particular job part of the time 🔊 Grimm, a sometime delivery driver, lives with his elderly mother.