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EN[ˈsʌmθɪŋ] [ˈsɐmθɪŋ] [ˈsʌʔm̩] [sʌ̃ː] [ˈsamθɪŋ]
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  • 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, surtout connue pour être la chanson qui représente la Lituanie au Concours Eurovision de la chanson 2013 ;
  • Something, quatorzième album studio de Shirley Bassey, sorti en 1970 et son premier grand succès de la décennie.

    Definition of something in English Dictionary

  • 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
            • Every time I ask him to do something for me, it falls on deaf ears.
            • Yet have I something in me dangerous, Which let thy wiseness fear. ― Shakespeare, Hamlet.
            • You won't hit more than three whoop-dee-doo ridges with the front wheel first without doing an endo, so that plan-ahead action is something you adapt to rather suddenly.
          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
            • 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.
            • This gives me hope for a technological cure for spendthriftness: a credit card that would remind you of your outstanding balance every time you started to buy something.
        • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
          1. Adjectifs
            • Adjectifs incomparable
            • Adverbes
              • Adverbes Degré
                • Adverbes incomparable
                • Noms
                  • Noms Dénombrable
                  • Pronoms
                    • Troisième pronoms personne
                      • Pronoms indéfinis
                      • Verbes
                      Liens Connexes:
                      1. en somethings
                      2. en somethingth
                      3. en something's
                      4. en somethinged
                      5. en somethinging
                      Source: Wiktionnaire
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                      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.
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