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-some1 British & World English

Forming adjectives meaning:

-some2 British & World English

(Forming nouns) denoting a group of a specified number

-some3 British & World English

Denoting a portion of a body, especially a particle of a cell

some British & World English

An unspecified amount or number of

give someone skin British & World English

Shake or slap hands together as a gesture or friendship or solidarity

take a lot of —— British & World English

Be difficult to do or effect in the specified way

kick ass British & World English

Act in a forceful or aggressive manner

some few British & World English

Some but not many

some day British & World English

At some time in the future

some hope British & World English

Used to convey that there is very little chance that something will happen

quite some British & World English

A considerable amount of

some little British & World English

A considerable amount of

in some sort British & World English

To a certain extent

and then some British & World English

And plenty more than that

some few in few British & World English

Some but not many

some day in day British & World English

At a particular but unspecified time in the future

take some beating British & World English

Be difficult to surpass or defeat

for some reason British & World English

Used to convey that one does not know the reason for a particular situation, often with the implication that one finds it strange or surprising

take some doing British & World English

Be difficult to achieve

quite some in quite British & World English

A considerable amount of

some hope in hope British & World English

Used to convey that there is very little chance that something will happen

some little in some British & World English

A considerable amount of

some —— are more equal than others British & World English

Although members of a society or group appear to be equal, in reality some receive better treatment than others

cut someone some slack British & World English

Allow someone some leeway in their conduct

take a lot of —— in take British & World English

Be difficult to do or effect in the specified way

and then some in some British & World English

And plenty more than that

kick ass in kick1 British & World English

Act in a forceful or aggressive manner

in a way in way British & World English

To a certain extent (used to reduce the effect of a statement)

you can't win them all in win British & World English

Said to express consolation or resignation after failure in a contest

for some reason in reason British & World English

Used to convey that one does not know the reason for a particular situation, often with the implication that one finds it strange or surprising

take some doing in doing British & World English

Be difficult to achieve

some day in one day British & World English

At a particular but unspecified time in the future

take some beating in beating British & World English

Be difficult to surpass or defeat

throw shapes in shape British & World English

Dance to popular music

other British & World English

Used to refer to a person or thing that is different or distinct from one already mentioned or known about

give someone skin in skin British & World English

Shake or slap hands together as a gesture or friendship or solidarity

cut someone some slack in slack1 British & World English

Allow someone some leeway in their conduct

sixsome British & World English

A group of six people

someone British & World English

An unknown or unspecified person; some person

twosome British & World English

A pair of people considered together

fivesome British & World English

A group of five people

in a way British & World English

To a certain extent (used to reduce the effect of a statement)

you can't win them all British & World English

Said to express consolation or resignation after failure in a contest

some —— are more equal than others in equal British & World English

Although members of a society or group appear to be equal, in reality some receive better treatment than others


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