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Definition of Some

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Not much; a little; moderate; as, the censure was to some extent just.
  • 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.
  • Considerable in number or quantity.
  • Certain; those of one part or portion; -- in distinction from other or others; as, some men believe one thing, and others another.
  • A part; a portion; -- used pronominally, and followed sometimes by of; as, some of our provisions.
  • (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
  • (quantifier) used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity

How to use some in a sentence. Some pronunciation.

Some months later the following letter came to David Claridge in Cairo from Faith Claridge in Hamley: David, I write thee from the village and the land of the people which thou didst once love so well.
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The fellah gave labour and taxes and backsheesh and life to the State, and the long line of tyrants above him, under the sting of the kourbash; the high officials gave backsheesh to the Prince Pasha, or to his Mouffetish, or to his Chief Eunuch, or to his barber, or to some slave who had his ear.
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There, hung to a tree by a deserted mosque near by, the body of one who was with them all an hour before, and who had paid the penalty for some real or imaginary crime; while his fellows blessed Allah that the storm had passed them by.
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I went to Mexico a conquistador, I left it a child of time, who had learned to smile; and I left some millions behind me, too.
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David was slowly apprehending these things as he talked-subconsciously, as it were; for he was seeing pictures of the things he himself had observed, through the lens of another mind, as primitive in some regards as his own, but influenced by different experiences.
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Not a bit more costly, and you do some good with it.
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He was not confused, but the glitter and splendour, the Oriental gorgeousness of the picture into which he stepped, excited his eye, roused some new sense in him.
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Kaid might slay, might toss a pasha or a slave into the Nile now and then, might invite a Bey to visit him, and stroke his beard and call him brother and put diamond-dust in the coffee he drank, so that he died before two suns came and went again, "of inflammation and a natural death"; but he, Achmet Pasha, was the dark Inquisitor who tortured every day, for whose death all men prayed, and whom some would have slain, but that another worse than himself might succeed him.
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He had lived abroad for some years in France and England.
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The quarters of the Chief Eunuch separated the suite from the harem, and Mizraim, the present Chief Eunuch, was a man of power in the Palace, knew more secrets, was more courted, and was richer than some of the princes.
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He had yet some cards to play, and Achmet and Higli-and another very high and great-might be delivered over to Kaid's deadly purposes rather than himself tomorrow.
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But as he went towards Mizraim's quarters he saw no sure escape from the stage of those untoward events, save by the exit which is for all in some appointed hour.
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He was not, however, more perplexed and troubled than David, who, in the little room where he had been brought and left alone with coffee and cigarettes, served by a slave from some distant portion of the Palace, sat facing his future.
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Some one-the man, of course-was returning.
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The thought that there might be some human eye which had seen, which knew, sent a shiver through him.
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I have in me some hidden depths of luxury, a secret heart of pleasure, an understanding for the forbidden thing.
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Would he emerge safe and successful, or be carried away by some strong undercurrent, be battered on unseen rocks?
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Was it, then, some deeper scheme of future vengeance?
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Some future scheme of revenge?
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Always, always some rumour of assassination, or of conspiracy, or the influence and secret agents of the Sultan-all Nahoum.
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Examples of Some

Example #1
Does thee love them still?
Example #2
They gave thee sour bread to eat ere thy going, but yet thee didst grind the flour for the baking.
Example #3
But all the time the bright, unclouded sun looked down on a smiling land, and in Cairo streets the din of the hammers, the voices of the boys driving heavily laden donkeys, the call of the camel-drivers leading their caravans into the great squares, the clang of the brasses of the sherbet-sellers, the song of the vendor of sweetmeats, the drone of the merchant praising his wares, went on amid scenes of wealth and luxury, and the city glowed with colour and gleamed with light.
Example #4
A man's labour was not his own.
Example #5
Here a devout Muslim, indifferent to the presence of strangers, turned his face to the East, touched his forehead to the ground, and said his prayers.
Example #6
Dark faces grinned over the steaming pot at the door of the cafes, idlers on the benches smoked hasheesh, female street-dancers bared their faces shamelessly to the men, and indolent musicians beat on their tiny drums, and sang the song of "O Seyyid," or of "Antar"; and the reciter gave his sing-song tale from a bench above his fellows.