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Definition of Some


  1. Consisting of a greater or less portion or sum; composed of a quantity or number which is not stated; -- used to express an indefinite quantity or number; as, some wine; some water; some persons. Used also pronominally; as, I have some.
  2. A certain; one; -- indicating a person, thing, event, etc., as not known individually, or designated more specifically; as, some man, that is, some one man.
  3. Not much; a little; moderate; as, the censure was to some extent just.
  4. About; near; more or less; -- used commonly with numerals, but formerly also with a singular substantive of time or distance; as, a village of some eighty houses; some two or three persons; some hour hence.
  5. Considerable in number or quality.
  6. Certain; those of one part or portion; -- in distinct from other or others; as, some men believe one thing, and others another.
  7. A part; a portion; -- used pronominally, and followed sometimes by of; as, some of our provisions.

Some Quotations

Some days are just bad days, that's all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that's just the way it is!
Dita Von Teese

Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
Barack Obama

We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away.
Ismail Haniyeh

In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
Albert Schweitzer
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Some Translations

some in Afrikaans is enige, enigiemand, enkele, iemand, nogal, sommige
some in Danish is lidt
some in Dutch is een beetje, enigszins, een weinig
some in Finnish is muutama, jonkin verran, joku
some in French is un peu, un, quelques, quelqu'un
some in German is einige, manche, einige
some in Italian is qualche, alquanti, qualcosa, parecchio
some in Latin is pauci, aliquot, aliqui, aliqua, alquod
some in Spanish is algunos, unas, alguien, poco, bastante, algunas

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