some

some
1. pronoun, adjective
1) (an indefinite amount or number (of): I can see some people walking across the field; You'll need some money if you're going shopping; Some of the ink was spilt on the desk.) noen, litt, noe
2) ((said with emphasis) a certain, or small, amount or number (of): `Has she any experience of the work?' `Yes, she has some.'; Some people like the idea and some don't.) noe, noen, en del
3) ((said with emphasis) at least one / a few / a bit (of): Surely there are some people who agree with me?; I don't need much rest from work, but I must have some.) en eller annen, noe, litt
4) (certain: He's quite kind in some ways.) (på) mange/visse (måter), (i en) viss utstrekning
2. adjective
1) (a large, considerable or impressive (amount or number of): I spent some time trying to convince her; I'll have some problem sorting out these papers!) en god del, betydelig
2) (an unidentified or unnamed (thing, person etc): She was hunting for some book that she's lost.) viss, en eller annen
3) ((used with numbers) about; at a rough estimate: There were some thirty people at the reception.) cirka, om lag, omtrent
3. adverb
((American) somewhat; to a certain extent: I think we've progressed some.) litt, et stykke på vei, noe
- someday
- somehow
- someone
- something
- sometime
- sometimes
- somewhat
- somewhere
- mean something
- or something
- something like
- something tells me
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I
adv. \/sʌm\/, trykksvak: \/səm\/
1) (foran regneord e.l.) om lag, omtrent, rundt regnet, cirka
it happened some thirty years ago
det skjedde for rundt tretti år siden
2) (hverdagslig) ganske (så), noe til
he seemed annoyed some
han virket ganske irritert
that's going some!
det var noe til fart!
some dozen people et dusintalls mennesker
some few noen få
II
determ. \/sʌm\/, trykksvak: \/səm\/
1) noe, noen, litt, en eller annen, et eller annet, en del, somme, viss, et visst, visse, enkelte
some person might have seen it
en eller annen kan ha sett det
I bought some stamps
jeg kjøpte noen frimerker
there is some man at the door
det er en eller annen mann på døren
it is open some days
den er åpen visse dager
there is some truth in what you say
det er noe sant i det du sier
some of it was spoilt
noe av det var ødelagt
some work is pleasant
noe arbeid er trivelig
would you like some more?
vil du ha litt til?
I have read it in some book or other
jeg har lest det i en eller annen bok
that is some help
det er en viss hjelp
2) atskillig, en hel del, en god (del), ikke så lite
that will take some courage
I shall be away for some time
jeg kommer til å være borte en god stund
3) (hverdagslig) ordentlig, skikkelig, litt av
that was some party!
det var litt av en fest, det!
for some reason or other av en eller annen grunn
for some time yet på en god stund ennå
of some size ganske stor
some (people) somme, enkelte, en del
some bread litt brød, noe brød
some day (or other) en eller annen dag, før eller senere

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