• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • -some A combining form or suffix from Gr. sw^magen. sw`matos) the body; as in merosome, a body segment; cephalosome, etc.
    • -some An adjective suffix having primarily the sense of like or same, and indicating a considerable degree of the thing or quality denoted in the first part of the compound; as in mettlesome, full of mettle or spirit; gladsome, full of gladness; winsome, blithesome, etc.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Some of the Military Athletic Exercises Some of the Military Athletic Exercises
the Rocks of The Island Of Sehêl, With Some Of The Votive Inscriptions the Rocks of The Island Of Sehêl, With Some Of The Votive Inscriptions
Some of the Band Of Asiatics, With Their Beasts, Brought from KhnÛmhotpÛ Some of the Band Of Asiatics, With Their Beasts, Brought from KhnÛmhotpÛ
"Some Yamên runners rushed out and seized them." "Some Yamên runners rushed out and seized them."
Some More Toys from the Streets Some More Toys from the Streets
Lion carries a baby's basket down some stairs Lion carries a baby's basket down some stairs
Nelly watering some of her plants Nelly watering some of her plants
A monkey holding some partially eaten fruit A monkey holding some partially eaten fruit


  • Mario Lemieux
    Mario Lemieux
    “Certainly we're not satisfied with just winning games. We've been playing some pretty good hockey, but we think we can play much better.”
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    “Some people swallow the universe like a pill; they travel on through the world, like smiling images pushed from behind.”
  • Jeanne Moreau
    Jeanne Moreau
    “Some people are addicts. If they don't act, they don't exist.”
  • Paul Newman
    Paul Newman
    “Acting is a question of absorbing other people's personalities and adding some of your own experience.”
  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    “Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.”
  • Harvey Spencer Lewis
    Harvey Spencer Lewis
    “I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.”


Catch some z's - If you catch some z's, you get some sleep.
Cut someone some slack - To relax a rule or make an allowance, as in allowing someone more time to finish something.
Give it some stick - (UK) If you give something some stick, you put a lot of effort into it.
Into each life some rain must fall - This means that bad or unfortunate things will happen to everyone at some time.
Put some dirt on it - This means that when you get hurt, you should rub it off or shake it off and you'll be ok.
Put some mustard on it! - (USA) It's used to encourage someone to throw a ball like a baseball hard or fast.
Some other time - If somebody says they'll do something some other time, they mean at some indefinite time in the future, possibly never, but they certainly don't want to feel obliged to fix a specific time or date.


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. -sum,; akin to G. & OHG. -sam, Icel. samr, Goth. lustusams, longed for. See Same (a.), and cf. Some (a.)


In literature:

Some of the water was cold, and some was rather hot, but the effect was the same.
"The Three Midshipmen" by W.H.G. Kingston
It was like wrestling with some one in agony.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Some of em walked, some rode horse back and some in wagons.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
In one corner leave a place for a cup or dish of some kind, to hold some sulphur matches while burning.
"Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained" by M. Quinby
She heard some one walking back and forth in the house; she heard some one opening and closing a door.
"The Goose Man" by Jacob Wassermann
Some were yellow, and some scarlet, and some striped with both colors.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
Had some great fish, the "gar pike," or some such creature, got hold of and swallowed her?
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
I reckon you got some pretty stones cached somewheres too, but I won't force your hand, seein's you've acted like a little lady.
"Desert Conquest" by A. M. Chisholm
Hab some pork some chicken.
"The Quadroon" by Mayne Reid
These "topes" are of varied forms: some rounded, some oval, and others of more irregular shape.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid

In poetry:

Some men, some men
Cannot pass a
(Heaven never send me another one of those!)
"Chant For Dark Hours" by Dorothy Parker
Some, for the stormy play
And joy of strife;
And some, to fling away
A weary life;–
"Woman On The Field Of Battle" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
Some hang above the tombs,
Some weep in empty rooms,
I, when the iris blooms,
"On Such a Day" by Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
With shadowy pen I write,
Till time be done,
Good news of some strange light,
Some far off sun.
"Lines For A Sun-Dial" by Alfred Noyes
Some men, some men
Cannot pass a
Book shop.
(Lady, make your mind up, and wait your life away.)
"Chant For Dark Hours" by Dorothy Parker
And some are pretty enough,
And some are poor indeed;
And now again the people
Call it but a weed.
"The Flower" by Alfred Lord Tennyson

In news:

I did some people some good during my time in Haiti.
(HOST) A time-honored winter tradition is the telling of stories, some true, and some not.
The incredible early spring weather (temps) and some short work days this week provided Cory some water time.
Some is stuff you'll hear on the show to this day but some is heinously bad.
Some black voters in the Youngstown, Ohio, area are expressing reservations about President Obama this year because of his stance on some social issues that offend their religious beliefs.
Some holsters are decent, and some aren't.
In my last column I talked about some of my personal history with game making and some places to explore that kind of thing.
Come visit SHARE's open house on Saturday, October 20th, 10 am to 3 pm for some fun and games and to meet some of the wonderful horses we have up for adoption.
So far, the 2012 London Summer Olympics have had some memorable athletic accomplishments — along with some moments that didn't really live up to the Olympic standard.
I added water and some fresh grated ginger to ¼-cup dry Bob's Red Mill 5 Grain Rolled Hot Cereal , popped it in the microwave for two minutes, then folded in a chopped organic green apple and some sliced almonds.
Is lined with elegant old bathhouses, some still in use and some being restored.
Despite tough economic times, some entrepreneurs are thriving in some Southern California cities, including Riverside, where a custom auto body business is banking profits.
We are also going to be giving away some prizes to those who want to be Houseboater of the Month for some incentive.
"Liberty's going to be out there, having some berries and some fun.".
Recently, I saw the video of some gal ripping the cleat of Donald Driver away from some young fan that Driver had tossed to fans at some charity event.

In science:

Let E = Rd or Zd , {Bj }k j=1 be some bounded measurable subsets of E , and {nj }k j=1 be some non-negative integers.
Determinantal random point fields
After recalling some of them, we will discuss some consequences of the approach proposed by Polyakov in 1 that consists in considering a nonsupersymmetric string theory with non-chiral GSO pro jection, known as Type 0 [4, 5].
AdS/CFT Correspondence and Type 0 String Theory
In this section we expose some results obtained in [14, 15] concerning the extension of Type 0 string theory in non-critical dimensions, together with a proposal for the effective action and the discussion of some solutions.
AdS/CFT Correspondence and Type 0 String Theory
In some special cases, however, some specific states remain extended even in the presence of strong disorders.
Random-mass Dirac fermions in an imaginary vector potential: Delocalization transition and localization length
By Lemma 4.2 we have (bhqi c)hpia = Pj rj bhq−ji chp+j ia + sj chp+q−j i bhjia for some rj , sj ∈ K , hence all (v ⊙ x)⊙ are written in some v⊙s and x⊙s where v ∈ V , x ∈ Imι and ⊙ denotes any of ◦ and • .
Algebraic structures on quasi-primary states in superconformal algebras