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someone meaning

EN[ˈsʌmwʌn]
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  • NounPLsomeonesSUF-one
    1. A partially specified but unnamed person.
      1. Do you need a gift for that special someone?
  • Pronoun
    1. Some person.
      1. Is someone there?
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • So, be careful what you are paying attention to. If it looks like someone is yanking your chain, he or she probably is.
      • If you hem and haw long enough, someone else will do it first.
      • Manganism has been known about since the 19th century, when miners exposed to ores containing manganese, a silvery metal, began to totter, slur their speech and behave like someone inebriated.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Someone really needs to go put the kibosh on that noisy party.
      • Someone should carjack that pompous jerk and teach him a lesson!
      • Someone adjured the editor to cease posting silly articles.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • That is a serious accusation, so make sure you have plenty of evidence before you point the finger at someone.
      • Don't go racing around corners at full tilt or you'll hit someone.
      • We have gifts for you to give your special someones.

Meaning of someone for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "someone" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a pronoun, more specifically, a third person pronoun and an indefinite pronoun.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Pronouns
        • Third person pronouns
          • Indefinite pronouns
        Difficultness: Level 1
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        Definiteness: Level 7
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        Definite    ➨     Versatile
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