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EN[ˈsʌmθɪŋ]
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  • SubstantivPLsomethingsSUF-ing
    1. An object whose nature is yet to be defined.
      1. From the ground, Colombo’s port does not look like much. [ …]   But viewed from high up in one of the growing number of skyscrapers in Sri Lanka’s capital, it is clear that something extraordinary is happening: China is creating a shipping hub just 200 miles from India’s southern tip.
    2. An object whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g., from words of a song. Also used to refer to an object earlier indefinitely referred to as 'something' (pronoun sense).
    3. Pronomen
      1. An uncertain or unspecified thing; one thing.
        1. I must have forgotten to pack something, but I can't think what. ‎
        2. I have something for you in my bag. ‎
        3. I have a feeling something good is going to happen today. ‎
      2. COL (of someone or something) A quality to a moderate degree.
        1. The performance was something of a disappointment. ‎
        2. That child is something of a genius. ‎
      3. COL (of a person) A talent or quality that is difficult to specify.
        1. She has a certain something. ‎
      4. COL (often with really) Somebody or something who is superlative in some way.
        1. He's really something! I've never heard such a great voice. ‎
        2. She's really something. I can't believe she would do such a mean thing. ‎
    4. VerbSGsomethingsPRsomethingingPT, PPsomethinged
      1. Applied to an action whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g. from words of a song.
      2. Adjektiv
        1. Having a characteristic that the speaker cannot specify.
        2. Adverb
          1. (degree) Somewhat; to a degree.
            1. The baby looks something like his father. ‎
          2. (degree) COL To a high degree.
            1. You can't thrash when you have rheumatic fever – though you want to something awful, Mrs. White says.
        3. Mehr Beispiele
          1. Wird in der Mitte des Satzes verwendet
            • I wonder now if I've under-achieved because of this attitude. I didn't write, paint etc. because it was expected that I would. So I bloodymindedly wanted to do something else.
            • I don't give a flying fuck about how many laps I can run in 20 minutes, I'm more interested in something over there...
            • He wants to get out of there something awful, but he just doesn't have the money.
          2. Zu Beginn des Satzes verwendet
            • Something about the way he said that made me just bust a gut: I practically died laughing!
          3. In der Endung des Satzes verwendet
            • Stop horsing around with the controls, before you break something.
            • I have a copy of the UPI stylebook which I check when I need to know how to write something.
            • Bup bup bup! Don't go just yet. You forgot something.

        Meaning of something for the defined word.

        Grammatisch, dieses wort "something" ist ein adjektive, genauer gesagt, ein unver adjektive. Es ist auch ein adverbien, genauer gesagt, ein degree adverbien und ein unver adverbien. Es ist auch ein substantive, genauer gesagt, ein zählbare nomen. Es ist auch ein pronomen, genauer gesagt, ein dritte person pronomen und ein indefinitpronomen. Es ist auch ein verben.
        • Wortart Hierarchie
          1. Adjektive
            • Unver Adjektive
            • Adverbien
              • Degree Adverbien
                • Unver Adverbien
                • Substantive
                  • Zählbare Nomen
                  • Pronomen
                    • Dritte Person Pronomen
                      • Indefinitpronomen
                      • Verben
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