To some extent, as in Our professor is something of an eccentric. [ Early 1700s ]
- Something on the ball
something on the ball
- Something or other
see under or other
pronoun 1. some thing; a certain undetermined or unspecified thing: Something is wrong there. Something’s happening. 2. an additional amount, as of cents or minutes, that is unknown, unspecified, or forgotten: He charged me ten something for the hat. Our train gets in at two something. noun 3. Informal. a person or thing of some […]
- Something tells me
I suspect, I have an intuition, as in Something tells me that she’s not really as ill as she says, or Something told him that it was going to snow.