Definition of quite some in English:

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quite some

1A considerable amount of: she hasn’t been seen for quite some time
More example sentences
  • Stored this way, fish from the tropics will last quite some considerable time in cold storage, at least five days.
  • I have listened to you and you have gone to quite some considerable length to make the same point twice.
  • It caused quite some considerable difficulty during the previous separation.
2 informal way of saying quite a —— .
Example sentences
  • Adding the chapter would have been quite some way of getting back at the bad guys.
  • Given the group's notoriously bitter and protracted split a decade ago, this was quite some achievement.
  • When you think back through the past 20 years, that is quite some statement.
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