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You may find somebody who wants the same sort of relationship that you do. The Sun (2013)What if somebody else wants to buy it? The Sun (2012)Or do you want to go for somebody who is at best an unknown quantity? Times, Sunday Times (2010)You are both in it until somebody better comes along. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They want to offload and tell somebody about it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Why the big rush to find somebody? The Sun (2013)Their jibes will soon die down when they find somebody else to talk about. The Sun (2010)And you feel like you have gone with somebody on a journey. Christianity Today (2000)Somebody is telling lies because it is not possible. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They were in a position where they had to find somebody quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He must be doing these things with somebody else. The Sun (2010)It would allow him to find somebody who really does love him. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They use the violence to scare somebody and that person tells his story to the people who are then scared as well. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When somebody says it, nobody thinks of me. Times, Sunday Times (2007)No one would take a likeness of a person with somebody else's cat. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Maybe he's afraid somebody is going to ask him for his. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But it would be nice, if that was the calculation for the past decade, for somebody to finally say so. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I'm not saying that somebody of the calibre of player we are talking about couldn't do it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'somebody'
British English: somebody /ˈsʌmbədɪ/ PRONOUN
You use somebody to talk about a person without saying who you mean.
- American English: somebody
- Arabic: شَخْصٌ مَا
- Brazilian Portuguese: alguém
- Chinese: 某人
- Croatian: netko
- Czech: někdo
- Danish: nogle
- 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
- Latin American Spanish: alguien
- Swedish: någon
- Thai: บางคน
- Turkish: birisi
- Ukrainian: хтось
- Vietnamese: người nào đó
Definition of somebody from the Collins English Dictionary
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