French translation of 'someone'
1. (= an unspecified person) quelqu’un
Someone stole my bag. Quelqu’un a volé mon sac.
someone or other une personne ou une autre ⧫ quelqu’un
2. (= an important person) quelqu’un
He was someone in this town. Il était quelqu’un dans cette ville.
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Example Sentences Including 'someone'
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I could be spotted by someone on the street who'd seen my picture in the paper.LEGAL TENDER (2002)
She was around thirty-five I'd say and quite good-looking -- I wondered how she'd ended up with someone like Christian.THE EXECUTION (2002)
The other day someone anonymously sent us a newspaper clipping, dated a few years back.THE EXECUTION (2002)
What I'd found jarring at the time was this emotional reaction to the death of someone she'd never even met.THE EXECUTION (2002)
Trends of 'someone'
Extremely Common. someone is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'someone' in Other Languages
British English: someone /ˈsʌmˌwʌn; -wən/ PRONOUN
You use someone to talk about a person without saying who you mean.
I need someone to help me.
- American English: someone
- Arabic: شَخْصٌ مَا
- Brazilian Portuguese: alguém
- Chinese: 某人
- Croatian: netko
- Czech: někdo
- Danish: nogen
- Dutch: iemand
- European Spanish: alguien afirmación
- Finnish: joku
- French: quelqu’un
- German: jemand
- Greek: κάποιος
- Italian: qualcuno
- Japanese: 誰か
- Korean: 누군가
- Norwegian: noen
- Polish: ktoś
- European Portuguese: alguém
- Romanian: cineva
- Russian: кто-то
- Spanish: alguien
- Swedish: någon
- Thai: บางคน
- Turkish: birisi
- Ukrainian: хтось
- Vietnamese: người nào đó
Nearby words of 'someone'
Translation of someone from the Collins English to French Dictionary