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  • a  quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity
    have some milk
    some roses were still blooming
    having some friends over
    some apples
    some paper
  • s  relatively much but unspecified in amount or extent
    we talked for some time
    he was still some distance away
  • s  relatively many but unspecified in number
    they were here for some weeks
    we did not meet again for some years
  • s  remarkable
    that was some party
    she is some skier
  • r  (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
    some forty people came

  • Moreover, in the past two weeks, European investigators have linked Reid to some of the best-known terrorist cells on the continent.
  • If we're really going to make some headway on the health issue, we need to start early, not late stage.
  • To get oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge through the House, supporters cited some suspect numbers.
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    Some Quad-Citians say Niabi Zoo should keep ailing elephants Babe and Sophie at any cost.
    June 18, 2013 - Quad-City Times
  • Some tax increases may go away, hint DFL lawmakers
    Some Minnesota businesses affected by a new sales tax expansion are complaining loudly about the recently passed law, and they want to see parts of it repealed next year. Businesses in warehousing services are concerned they will face a significant competitive disadvantage when the pending sales tax takes effect.
    June 18, 2013 - Minnesota Public Radio
  • Some States Have Second Thoughts About Refusing Medicaid Expansion
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    June 18, 2013 - The Online NewsHour

  • Dwyane Wade in Technorati (blog)
    I'm happy Micky Arison is my owner. I couldn't believe it. I'm speechless. It's very unfortunate and I think it makes LeBron that much better about his decision. We knew 'Bron would take some backlash,Wade added in his interview with AP....
  • Larry King in ABC News
    Before I start the show tonight, I want to share some personal news with you,he said. "Twenty-five years ago, I sat across this table from New York Gov. Mario Cuomo for the first broadcast of 'Larry King Live.' Now, decades later, I talked...
  • Alistair Darling in Times Online
    I want to make it clear that we will do whatever it takes not only to stabilise the system but to help going forward, and that means perhaps some pretty big steps that we wouldn't take in ordinary times,Mr Darling said.

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