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Etymology

Old English sum

Determiner

some

  1. An unspecified quantity or number of.
    Would you like some grapes?
  2. A considerable quantity or number of.
    He had edited the paper for some years.
  3. An unspecified or unknown.
    I've just met some man who said he knew you.
  4. (informal) a remarkable.
    He is some acrobat!
  5. An indefinite quantity of.
    Everyone is wrong some of the time.
  6. At least one.
    Well, at least some came.

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