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Meaning of “someone” - Learner’s Dictionary

someone

pronoun     /ˈsʌmwʌn/ ( also somebody)
A2 used to refer to a person when you do not know who they are or when it is not important who they are: There's someone at the door. Will someone please answer the phone?Someone, anyone, no one or everyone
someone else A2 a different person: Sorry, I thought you were talking to someone else.Someone, anyone, no one or everyone
Translations of “someone”
in Korean 어떤 사람, 누군가…
in Arabic شَخْص ما…
in Portuguese alguém…
in Catalan algú…
in Japanese 誰か, ある人…
in Italian qualcuno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 某人…
in Russian кто-то, кто-нибудь…
in Turkish birisi, bir kimse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 某人…
in Polish ktoś…
(Definition of someone from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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