somebody

[ suhm-bod-ee, -buhd-ee, -buh-dee ]SEE DEFINITION OF somebody
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If you can't skin yourself you can hold a leg while somebody else skins.

Exactly; and there ain't really any reason why you can't be somebody here.

But I can always stop when it is evident that I shall cause pain to somebody.

"Here is somebody who will look at Hope," cried Kate, suddenly.

Somebody might have gone out and insulted Andy to his face for the first time.

Somebody had said that we had plenty of Dominicans already in the Southern States.

Somebody else in the hospital who knew her story, of course.

Somebody made a mistake, and they cannot let such a thing go by.

You saw him with somebody at the White Springs, and followed them?

There were wickednesses I had never heard of, and somebody always paying for them.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "indeterminate person," from some + body. Meaning "important person, person of consequence" is from 1560s. Somebody else is from 1640s; meaning "romantic rival" is from 1911.

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