Übersetzung von “some” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


determinersome /sʌm/
indicates an unspecified amount
du / de l' / de la

I have some work to finish.
J'ai du travail à finir.

Would you like some wine with your meal?
Voulez-vous du vin avec votre repas ?
indicates an unspecified number

Some people in the group don't agree.
Des personnes du groupe n'étaient pas d'accord.

There are some books on my desk.
Il y a des livres sur mon bureau.
indicates part of a number or amount of people or things, not all of them
quelques , certains/-aines

Some dogs can be aggressive.
Certains chiens peuvent être agressifs.
indicates a large amount or number
beaucoup de

He left some time ago.
Il y a longtemps qu'il est parti.
quite some
emphasizes that there is a lot
un/une tel/telle

There's been quite some improvement in her work this year.
Il y a eu une telle amélioration / amélioration notable dans son travail cette année.
indicates an unspecified person or thing

She's crying because some guy told her she was fat.
Elle pleure parce qu'un type lui a dit qu'elle était grosse.
indicates you think sth is very good

That was some meal she cooked us last night!
C'était un super repas qu'elle nous a cuisiné hier soir !


pronoun [ ]

It's delicious cake - would you like some?
Ce gâteau est délicieux ; est-ce que tu en veux ?

Most people here speak two languages and some speak more.
La plupart des personnes ici parlent deux langues et certaines en parlent davantage.

Some of the students will find this activity difficult.
Certains étudiants trouveront cette activité difficile.


adverbsome /sʌm/
indicates an approximate figure

There were some 50,000 people at the concert.
Il y avait environ 50 000 personnes au concert.

(Übersetzung von “some” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


pronoun, adjective /sam/

an indefinite amount or number (of)

quelque(s); un peu
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.

(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.

(said with emphasis) at least one / a few / a bit (of)

quelques; un peu
Surely there are some people who agree with me?
I don’t need much rest from work, but I must have some.


He’s quite kind in some ways.
somebody pronoun


There’s somebody on the phone asking for you.
someday adverb

(also some day) at an unknown time in the future

un jour
We’ll manage it someday.
somehow adverb

in some way not known for certain

d’une manière ou d’une autre
I’ll get there somehow.
someone pronoun

an unknown or unnamed person

There’s someone at the door – would you answer it?
We all know someone who needs help.

a person of importance

He thinks he is someone.
something pronoun

a thing not known or not stated

quelque chose
Would you like something to eat?
I’ve got something to tell you.

a thing of importance

quelque chose
There’s something in what you say.
sometime adverb

at an unknown time in the future or the past

dans le courant de
We’ll go there sometime next week
They went sometime last month.
sometimes adverb


He sometimes goes to America
He goes to America sometimes
Sometimes he seems very forgetful.
somewhat adverb

rather; a little

quelque peu
He is somewhat sad
The news puzzled me somewhat.
somewhere adverb

(American someplace) (in or to) some place not known or not named

quelque part
They live somewhere in London
I won’t be at home tonight – I’m going somewhere for dinner.
mean something

to have meaning; to be significant

signifier quelque chose
Do all these figures mean something?
or something

used when the speaker is uncertain or being vague

ou quelque chose comme ça
Her name is Mary or Margaret or something.
something like


quelque chose comme
We have something like five hundred people working here.

rather like

un peu comme
A zebra is something like a horse with stripes.
something tells me

I have reason to believe; I suspect

quelque chose me dit (que)
Something tells me she’s lying.



an unidentified or unnamed (thing, person etc)

She was hunting for some book that she’s lost.

(used with numbers) about; at a rough estimate

There were some thirty people at the reception.

(Übersetzung von “some” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)