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something  

EN[ˈsʌmθɪŋ]
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Fquelque chose WSomething
  • Something, chanson des Beatles, écrite par George Harrison et parue sur l'album Abbey Road le 26 septembre 1969 ; Something, chanson du chanteur lituanien, Andrius Pojavis, Something, quatorzième album studio de Shirley Bassey, sorti en 1970 et son premier grand succès de la décennie.
  • NomPLsomethingsSUF-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. Pronom
      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. VerbeSGsomethingsPRsomethingingPT, 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. Adjectif
        1. Having a characteristic that the speaker cannot specify.
        2. Adverbe
          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. Plus d'exemples
          1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
            • Yet have I something in me dangerous, Which let thy wiseness fear. ― Shakespeare, Hamlet.
            • When I read that tendinopathy is thought to be slow to heal, in part because blood flow to tendons is limited, I decided that I was already doing something that might help.
            • That guy sure can hold a grudge when something goes wrong.
          2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
            • Something about the way he said that made me just bust a gut: I practically died laughing!
          3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
            • Her name is on the tip of my tongue; it could be Kathy or Karen or something.
            • Stop horsing around with the controls, before you break something.
            • Bup bup bup! Don't go just yet. You forgot something.

        Meaning of something for the defined word.

        Grammaticalement, ce mot "something" est un adjectif, plus spécifiquement, un adjectifs incomparable. C'est aussi un adverbe, plus spécifiquement, un adverbes degré et un adverbes incomparable. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un pronom, plus spécifiquement, un troisième pronoms personne et un pronoms indéfini. C'est aussi un verbe.
        • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
          1. Adjectifs
            • Adjectifs incomparable
            • Adverbes
              • Adverbes Degré
                • Adverbes incomparable
                • Noms
                  • Noms Dénombrable
                  • Pronoms
                    • Troisième pronoms personne
                      • Pronoms indéfinis
                      • Verbes
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                      Définition: Niveau 9
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                      Liens Connexes:
                      1. en somethings
                      2. en something's
                      3. en somethinged
                      4. en somethingth
                      5. en somethinging
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