› used to refer to a thing when you do not know what it is or when it is not important what it is: As soon as I walked in, I noticed that something was missing. We know about the problem and we're trying to do something about it. It's not something that will be easy to change. There's something else (= another thing) I wanted to tell you.
or something (like that) › used to show that what you have just said is only an example or you are not certain about it: Why don't you go to a movie or something?
something like › similar to or approximately: He paid something like $2000 for his car.
be something informal › to be a thing which is important, special, or useful: The President visiting our hotel - that would really be something. It's not much but it's something (= better than nothing).
something of a sth › used to describe a person or thing in a way which is partly true but not completely or exactly: It came as something of a surprise. He has a reputation as something of a troublemaker.
be/have something to do with sth/sb › to be related to something or a cause of something but not in a way which you know about or understand exactly: It might have something to do with the way it's made.