something

ˈsʌmθɪŋ

Перевод:

Pronoun: что-то нечто что-нибудь кое-что
Adverb: немного приблизительно несколько до некоторой степени

Фразы:

a consistence something like that of treacle - по консистенции что-то вроде патоки

to be hard up for something to say - не знать, что сказать

to be on the listen with half an ear for something - вполуха к чему-то прислушиваться

recognition that something isn't right - осознание того, что что-то не так

to think oneself something, to think something of oneself - быть высокого мнения о себе

to want something badly - ужасно хотеть чего-л.

comply with something - действовать в соответствии с чем-л.

that's something like - как раз то, что нужно

do something for effect - делать ради эффекта; бить на эффект

he speaks with something of a foreign - он говорит с иностранным акцентом; он говорит с легким акцентом

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Примеры:

Now that would be something. - Вот это было бы уже кое-что.

Come in and have a glass of something. - Зайди и выпей чего-нибудь.

He is really something! - Он — просто нечто!

It's a good car but I'm looking for something newer. - Это хорошая машина, но я ищу что-нибудь поновее.

Will you please come something nearer? - Пожалуйста, подойдите немного поближе.

What, are you moved to London or something? - Ну что, вы переехали в Лондон или как?

I think there's something wrong (=a problem) with the phone. - Мне кажется, с телефоном что-то не так.

Something Smith - какой-то Смит

I have something to tell you. - Мне надо /я хочу/ тебе кое-что сказать.

There's something in my eye. - У меня что-то в глазу. / Что-то попало мне в глаз.

I started to say something but she interrupted me. - Я начал что-то говорить, но она меня перебила.

There's something wrong with my car. - С моим автомобилем что-то не так.

I knew he was up to something. - Я знал, он что-то замышляет.

I'd guess she is thirty-something. - Ей, наверное, немного за тридцать.

The movie was something like what I expected. - Фильм оказался примерно таким, как я и ожидал.

I thought I heard something outside. - Мне показалось, что я услышал что-то снаружи.

Martha is really something to see now. - На Марту теперь действительно стоит посмотреть.

Something is in the wind. - В воздухе пахнет переменами. / Что-то вот-вот произойдёт.

He is something of an artist. - Он в некотором роде художник.

Something came in the mail for you. - Тебе что-то пришло по почте.

The house was too small so they decided to look for something else (=a different one). - Дом был слишком мал, поэтому они решили поискать что-то ещё (т.е. другой дом).

Something is in the wind. - Собаки что-то почуяли. (охот.)

There were over 30 fainting cases. - Более тридцати человек упали в обморок.

She something resembles a wild cat. - Она немного напоминает дикую кошку.

He said something that really bothered me. - Кое-что в его словах меня не на шутку обеспокоило.

The total repairs cost something over $300. - Общая стоимость ремонта — чуть больше трёхсот долларов.

There were something like 30 fainting cases. - Человек тридцать упало в обморок.

I felt there was a little something wanting. - Я чувствовал, что ещё чего-то не хватает.

Something is going on at the school, but I don't know what. - В школе что-то происходит, но я не знаю, что именно.

She thinks she's really something ever since her promotion. - С тех пор, как её повысили, она возомнила о себе невесть что.

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Связанные термины:

or something: You use something in expressions such as ' or something ' and ' or something like that ' to indicate that you are referring to something similar to what you have just mentioned but you are not being exact .

need something: You use something to refer to a thing, situation, event, or idea, without saying exactly what it is.

offer something: You use something to refer to a thing, situation, event, or idea, without saying exactly what it is.

quite something: a remarkable or noteworthy thing or person

sense something: You use something to refer to a thing, situation, event, or idea, without saying exactly what it is.

something else: a remarkable person or thing

something like: You use the expression something like with an amount, number, or description to indicate that it is approximately accurate .

start something: to cause a disturbance or trouble

worth something: You use something to refer to a thing, situation, event, or idea, without saying exactly what it is.

something's up: something strange is happening

let something rip: If you let something rip, you do it as quickly or as forcefully as possible . You can say ' let it rip ' or ' let her rip ' to someone when you want them to make a vehicle go as fast as it possibly can.

make something of: to find a use for

something or other: one unspecified thing or an alternative thing

something to spare: a surplus of something

bang goes sth: If you say bang goes something, you mean that it is now obvious that it cannot succeed or be achieved .

how about something?: what is your wish, opinion, or information concerning something (or someone)?

keep something dark: to keep something a secret

poor man's something: a ( cheaper ) substitute for something

something for nothing: If you say that someone is getting something for nothing, you disapprove of the fact that they are getting what they want without doing or giving anything in return.

something has teeth: said to mean that something, such as an organization or a law, has the necessary authority or power to make people obey it

something to go on: something that is adequate for the present time

take something amiss: to be annoyed or offended by something

what price something?: what are the chances of something happening now ?

add fuel to something: If something adds fuel to a conflict or debate, or adds fuel to the fire, it makes the conflict or debate more intense .

an eye for something: skill at dealing with something or a good understanding of it

a nose for something: a natural talent for finding something

capitalize on something: to use something to one's own advantage or profit

flushed with something: very excited because of some success or triumph

fringed with something: having a specified thing around the edge

get down on something: to procure something, esp in advance of needs or in anticipation of someone else

get wind of something: to get to know about a plan or information, often when other people did not want you to

give something a miss: If you give something a miss, you decide not to do it or not to go to it.

give something houseroom: to have or keep something in one's house

go easy on sth: If you tell someone to go easy on something, you are telling them to use only a small amount of it.

in something's wake: if an event leaves an unpleasant situation in its wake, that situation happens after that event or is caused by it

keep something at bay: to stop something from attacking you or affecting you badly

knock something sideways: to severely damage something so that it may not recover

know something backwards: to know something very well

mean something to sb: If a name, word, or phrase means something to you, you have heard it before and you know what it refers to.

no lack of something: If you say there is no lack of something, you are emphasizing that there is a great deal of it.

on top of something: dealing with a difficult task or a situation successfully

put paid to sth: If an unexpected event puts paid to someone's hopes, chances, or plans, it completely ends or destroys them.

put something on hold: to decide not to do, change, or deal with something now, but to leave it until later

put something on ice: to postpone something

put something over on: to deceive ; trick

put something to bed: to achieve a plan or task or complete it successfully

something cuts no ice: said to mean that something does not impress you

to lay something bare: If you lay something bare, you uncover it completely so that it can then be seen.

a dab hand at something: very good at doing something

any amount of something: If you say that there is any amount of something, there is a lot of it. If you say that there are any amount of people or things, there are many people or things.

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Однокоренные слова:

somethingness - значительность, нечто реально существующее

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