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English definition of “there's something in sth”

there's something in sth

used to admit that there is some value or truth in what someone does or says, although you do not completely approve of it: I don't go along with all his theories but there's probably something in it.True, real, false, and unreal Grammar:Someone, somebody, something, somewhereSomeone, somebody, something, somewhere are indefinite pronouns. They function in a similar way to some. We use them in affirmative clauses and in questions expecting a particular answer. We can use them to refer to both general and specific people or things. We use them with a singular verb:
(Definition of there's something in sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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