To a moderate extent or by a moderate amount: matters have improved somewhat since then [as submodifier]: a somewhat thicker book
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- Also this post would be rather dull, and somewhat limited if I did not quote the email.
- Matters were getting somewhat out of hand with those native to the city finding it hard to get a house.
- Following the link took me to a page somewhat like this, which was all rather scary to say the least.
- Something of: it was somewhat of a disappointmentMore example sentences
- Far fewer people speak English in the suburbs, so going out for dinner becomes somewhat of an adventure.
- Hiding what I disapprove of on my face is somewhat of a challenge.
- Like Winston, he noted how the debate has come to somewhat of a standstill.
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