Translation: from spanish

something or other

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  • something or other — something whose exact nature you do not know or have forgotten. He s a professor of something or other and now he s living in China. Related vocabulary: somehow or other …   New idioms dictionary

  • something or other — someone/something/somewhere/etc or other phrase used when you are not saying exactly which person thing place etc you mean He’s always complaining about something or other. We all make mistakes at some time or other. Thesaurus: determiners …   Useful english dictionary

  • something or other — noun a) Something unspecified or indeterminate b) Something whose name is not remembered …   Wiktionary

  • something or other — this or that, whatever (about an unimportant object) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • other — oth|er [ ʌðər ] function word *** Other can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a plural noun): He doesn t like other people interfering. (after the or a possessive word and followed by a singular or plural noun): the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • something — some|thing [ sʌmθıŋ ] pronoun *** 1. ) used for referring to a thing, idea, fact, etc. when you do not know or say exactly what it is: I could smell something burning. Carl said something about an operation. Whenever she sees something that she… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • other — [[t]ʌ̱ðə(r)[/t]] ♦ others (When other follows the determiner an, it is written as one word: see another.) 1) ADJ: det ADJ, ADJ n You use other to refer to an additional thing or person of the same type as one that has been mentioned or is known… …   English dictionary

  • something */*/*/ — UK [ˈsʌmθɪŋ] / US pronoun 1) used for referring to a thing without saying exactly what it is used for referring to a thing, idea, fact etc when you do not know or say exactly what it is I could smell something burning. Carl said something about… …   English dictionary

  • something — [[t]sʌ̱mθɪŋ[/t]] ♦ 1) PRON INDEF: oft PRON adj, PRON adj about n You use something to refer to a thing, situation, event, or idea, without saying exactly what it is. He realized right away that there was something wrong... There was something… …   English dictionary

  • Something's Got to Give — This|the Marilyn Monroe film|Something s Gotta Give (disambiguation)Infobox Film name = Something s Got to Give caption = VHS Cover director = George Cukor producer = Henry T. Weinstein Gene Allen Peter Levathes writer = Original Screenplay Bella …   Wikipedia

  • other*/*/*/ — [ˈʌðə] grammar word summary: Other can be: ■ a determiner: He doesn t like other people interfering. ■ an adjective: She invited all her other friends. ■ a pronoun: He swerved from one side of the road to the other. ♦ Some systems are better than …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English


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