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"someone" in British English

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someonepronoun

uk   /ˈsʌm.wʌn/ us   /ˈsʌm.wʌn/ also somebody
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someonepronoun

us   /ˈsʌmˌwʌn, -wən/
a person: I’m not interested in someone else’s experience. I hate cutting the lawn, so I pay someone to do it. Note: "Anyone" is usually used instead of "someone" in negative sentences and questions.
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Translations of “someone”
in Arabic شَخْص ما…
in Korean 어떤 사람, 누군가…
in Portuguese alguém…
in Catalan algú…
in Japanese 誰か, ある人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 某人…
in Turkish birisi, bir kimse…
in Russian кто-то, кто-нибудь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 某人…
in Italian qualcuno…
in Polish ktoś…
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