something

suomi-englanti sanakirja

something englanniksi

  1. An uncertain or unspecified thing; one thing.

  2. (syn)

    (ux)

    ''She looked thirty-something.'' (anything from thirty-one to thirty-nine years old)

  3. (quote-journal)

  4. A quality to a moderate degree.

  5. (RQ:Churchill Celebrity)

  6. (quote-web)

  7. A talent or quality that is difficult to specify.

  8. Somebody who or something that is superlative or notable in some way.

  9. Having a characteristic that the speaker cannot specify.

  10. (quote-book)

  11. Somewhat; to a degree.

  12. (n-g)

  13. ''I miss them something terrible.'' (I miss them terribly)

  14. (quote-book)|page=51|author=(w)|year=1913|passage=You can't thrash when you have rheumatic fever – though you want to something awful, Mrs. White says.

  15. Applied to an action whose name is forgotten by, unknown or unimportant to the user, e.g. from words of a song.

  16. 1890, Dean Howells|William Dean Howells, ''Hazard of New Fortunes|A Hazard of New Fortunes'' http://books.google.com/books?ie=UTF-8&hl=en&vid=ISBN0140439234&id=IOZeJi7U4eEC&pg=PA96&lpg=PA96&sig=LW2P-uKmoZabe70ZKnIHIMQLXlw

  17. He didn’t apply for it for a long time, and then there was a hitch about it, and it was somethinged—vetoed, I believe she said.
  18. 2003, George Angel, “Allegoady,” in ''Juncture,'' Lara Stapleton and Veronica Gonzalez edd. http://books.google.com/books?ie=UTF-8&hl=en&vid=ISBN1887128913&id=qB-D32yV1VAC&pg=PA161&lpg=PA161&sig=9AYyYLA-MQqTgAbptreoe3VyOzQ

  19. She hovers over the something somethinging and awkwardly lowers her bulk.
  20. 2005, Floyd Skloot, ''A World of Light'' http://books.google.com/books?ie=UTF-8&hl=en&vid=ISBN0803243189&id=TEgRGe6FiTkC&pg=PA40&lpg=PA40&sig=zEj4BPQ0eEFkj6LdOI8eRJlZrzE

  21. “''Oh how we somethinged on the hmmm hmm we were wed.'' Dear, was I ever on the stage?”
  22. An object whose nature is yet to be defined.

  23. 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).

  24. 1999, Nicholas Clapp, ''The Road to Ubar'' http://books.google.com/books?ie=UTF-8&hl=en&vid=ISBN0395957869&id=3ikdzDKkQ04C&pg=PA104&lpg=PA104&sig=UNimtwdgeC_w_wqGXfa4LsCDik8

  25. What was the something the pilot saw, the something worth killing for?
  26. 2004, Theron Q Dumont, ''The Master Mind'' http://books.google.com/books?ie=UTF-8&hl=en&vid=ISBN0766185435&id=-n_jW7BVfawC&pg=PA26&lpg=PA26&sig=ou-CrIyWbKyZQ0s3q0uaJTiHdsI

  27. Moreover, in all of our experience with these sense impressions, we never lose sight of the fact that they are but incidental facts of our mental existence, and that there is a Something Within which is really the Subject of these sense reports—a Something to which these reports are presented, and which receives them.
  28. 2004, Ira Levin, ''The Stepford Wives'' http://books.google.com/books?ie=UTF-8&hl=en&vid=ISBN0060738197&id=rKeKLf7LeXAC&pg=PA151&lpg=PA151&sig=uAeyLuj-HYk1dLAme_rokCWQITc

  29. She wiped something with a cloth, wiped at the wall shelf, and put the something on it, clinking glass.