somewhat of a vs somewhat, something of a : Common Errors in English

About somewhat of a vs somewhat, something of a

This error is the result of confusing two perfectly good usages: “She is somewhat awkward,” and “He is something of a klutz.” Use one or the other instead.

somewhat of a in News

  • LeBron James executes his greatest complaint yet

    LeBron James has somewhat of a reputation of complaining about calls. Maybe he feels he needs to complain like this in order for the referees to truly believe him anymore.
    on June 17, 2013 Source: Philly.com

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