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 Meanings and Examples of SOMETHING
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something
 pron.  an object, situation, quality, or action that is not exactly known or stated
Classic Sentence: (203 in 14 pages)
1  As I fixed my eyes on the child, I saw something glittering on his breast.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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2  I forgot to ask you something, and it's important.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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3  "You McKees have something to drink," he said.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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4  I was sure that they were selling something: bonds or insurance or automobiles.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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5  "Well, I'm going to tell you something about my life," he interrupted.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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6  "And Daisy ought to have something in her life," murmured Jordan to me.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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7  Mr. Sloane murmured something close to her ear.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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8  She saw something awful in the very simplicity she failed to understand.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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9  They're some people Wolfshiem wanted to do something for.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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10  "I just got wised up to something funny the last two days," remarked Wilson.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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11  "I've got something to tell you, old sport,----" began Gatsby.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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12  And all the time something within her was crying for a decision.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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13  Just before I reached the hedge I remembered something and turned around.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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14  There is something at work in my soul which I do not understand.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
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15  You have something to tell me of Mr. Willoughby, that will open his character farther.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
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Example Sentence: (162 in 11 pages)
16  When my wife sets her mind on something, she invariably finds a way to achieve it.
17  Their is something that is much more scarce, something rarer than ability.
18  Look for something that can act as a shield, like a dustbin lid.
19  Don't give up when you still have something to give, because nothing is really over until the moment you stop trying.
20  Gender issues have become something of a hot button.
21  In order to do something you've never done, you have to become someone you've never been.
22  Maybe there's something fate can't touch, fate doesn't control how easily you come to peace.
23  We must do something about that dead tree, it's only a matter of time before it falls down and maybe injures somebody.
24  The old type of family party is played out, young people demand something more exciting nowadays.
25  Its design makes it suitable for the computerphobe who just wants to type and see something come out looking right.
26  Blessedness is of comparative degree,you will feel it with more ease when there is something under you.
27  She thought the diamond was lost until she saw something glinting on the carpet.
28  A great part to the information I have was acquired by looking up something and finding something else on the way.
29  All the love stories have something in common.
30  The great use of life is to spend it for something that overlasts it.