Meaning of SOMEONE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ sʌmwʌn ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
You use someone or somebody to refer to a person without saying exactly who you mean.
Her father was shot by someone trying to rob his small retail store...
I need someone to help me...
If somebody asks me how my diet is going, I say, ‘Fine’...
If you say that a person is someone or somebody in a particular kind of work or in a particular place, you mean that they are considered to be important in that kind of work or in that place.
‘Before she came around,’ she says, ‘I was somebody in this town’.
PRON : usu PRON in n
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006