Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Something"

The meaning of "Something" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "He didn't come out and say it, because that's not what he did.But I knew there was something about this one that had him out of sorts." mean?
A: referring to the last answer of the wife, that his husband has spooked by the men of robert cofey.
out of sort that means he looks unhealty, possibly look pale or something wrong about his condition that he did not tell to her wife.
Q: What does He's acting all squirrelly, and I think he's up to something. I wouldn't drink that in case he put something in it.

mean?
A: To 'act squirelly' means to act suspicious. Squirrels make quick movements and move a lot. 'He's up to something' means that the speaker thinks he's doing something strange. He's acting suspicious so he must be doing something wrong. In this case, it sounds like he maybe put something in someone's drink.

I hope that helps!

私の英語はわかりにくかったら、お声をおかけくださいね!日本語でも簡単に説明できると思います〜
Q: What does Looking forward for something mean?
A: “Looking forward” means you are excited for that thing to happen, or happy to see that thing happen.
Q: What does onto something. mean?
A: If you’re “on to something”, it means that you have an idea or information that is likely to lead to an important discovery.
Q: What does they are not allowed to do something. mean?
A: example

The caretakers were worried when they saw 2 penguins fighting. But they weren't allowed to do anything. The rules of the zoo said they have to let nature take its course.

Example sentences using "Something"

Q: Please show me example sentences with something like.
A: I want to eat something like a cake.
Here, "something like" is used to describe what a thing is similar to. You want to eat something similar to a cake.

This is something like a pillow.
If you are pointing at something (the "this") and your friend doesn't know what it is, you use "something like" to describe what the object is similar to. In this case, you're saying it's an object similar to a pillow. You may describe it being similar to a pillow because you can rest your head on it
Q: Please show me example sentences with i found something is.
A: I found something is not what it seems
I found something is harder than it looks
I found something is easier than I thought
I found something is just as good as this.
Q: Please show me example sentences with Buy something on the arm/cuff.
A: If you say this in a noisy bar people will ask you what you have just said four times in a row.
Can I get a beer on the cuff?
What?
Give me a beer on the cuff.
Excuse me?
I want a #! Beer on the cuff!
Oh hell no, we only take payment up front.
Q: Please show me example sentences with I have something done .
A: This is something that native speakers DO say- it's pretty common. 'Have something done'. Both of your examples are something that would be used often.
"I'm going to have my hair done."
"I had my makeup done for the wedding."
"Over the weekend, I'm going to get my roof done." (meaning fixed)
"I'm going to go get my nails done."
A lot of services that people would need is something that they would 'have done', but it doesn't work for everything. A lot of cosmetic things that girls would 'have done' apply.
Q: Please show me example sentences with go about doing something.
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Synonyms of "Something" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between What do you buy something? and What do you buy? ?
A: Say "what did you buy?" or "Did you buy something?"
Q: What is the difference between have you got something and have you gotten something and have you ate breakfast and have you eaten breakfast ?
A: "Got" should be used as a verb. It is the past tense of "to get".
Example: "I got milk at the store yesterday"
"Can you get some milk at the store?"
Q: What is the difference between something and anything ?
A: no
anything used when you can do everything
"I can do anything for you"
means "I can do everything for you"
i something is used when you can do only little about something
"I can do something for you"
means "I can do a little for you but I can't do everything for you"
Q: What is the difference between ‎‎Forgive me, if I did something wrong and ‎‎Forgive me, if I should do something wrong ?
A: The first sentence uses "did" which is past tense, while the second uses "should" which makes it a possibility that you might do something wrong in the future.
Q: What is the difference between to extract something and to abstract something ?
A: Abstract has a couple of different meanings.

To extract means to remove or pull out.

In this context, to abstract means the same.

They can both be used the same way.

"I extracted the water."
"I abstracted the water."

Translations of "Something"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? How do you say that something starts/ begins with a certain letter?
A: (The word) beings with a(n)...
Then the letter
For example, the word dog begins with a d
The word Apple begins with an a
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? when you listen to something (for example, to music, to radio or to tv show) and write it down, by other word, when you make subtitles.
A: @notoed: ohh, I get it now, the way you worded that first paragraph was making it seem weird. It's just called a transcript or just copying.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? when you listen to something (for example, to music, to radio or to tv show) and write it down, by other word, when you make subtitles.
A: The verb that describes what you've said is "to transcribe".
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? When you're about to say something, and someone says that before you
A: Generally "I was going to say that."
If you want something more idiomatic to express that you agree but they said it first "You took the words right out of my mouth!"

P1: "I think she should know better."
P2: (Was thinking the same thing): "You took the words right out of my mouth!"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 添削時に/添削する時に(=When I'm going to correct something). Is "at correction time" right?
A: I think usually we don't say that. May be you mean "time for correction"

Other questions about "Something"

Q: What does "though that may be something" in this context mean?

Now, the opposite of a snob is your mother.(Laughter) Not necessarily your mother, or indeed mine, but, as it were, the ideal mother, somebody who doesn’t care about your achievements. Unfortunately, most people are not our mothers. Most people make a strict correlation between how much time, and if you like, love -- not romantic love, though that may be something -- but love in general, respect -- they are willing to accord us, that will be strictly defined by our position in the social hierarchy.
https://www.lingq.com/en/learn-english-online/courses/218690/alain-de-botton-a-kinder-gentler-philo-690043/
A: That may be a small factor to the general argument
Q: What does "You’d ideally probably want something swept" mean?

I have a disdain for showing forehead
You’d ideally probably want something swept
Bangs would always help and you could part them
A: They are talking about hairstyles.

Swept is the past tense of sweep, which means to pull/push stuff in a direction.
Usually using a broom or brush.
Ex.
Sweep the dust outside
>Push the dust outside
The cleaner swept all the leaves off the road yesterday
>The cleaner pushed all the leaves off the road yesterday

I like my hair swept to the left.
I like my hair pushed to the left.

The first person doesn't like hairstyles that show the forehead.
So, they recommend a hairstyle that has pulled hair in front of it or swept hair
Bangs are another hairstyle that covers the forehead.

Something swept here means a hairstyle that has hair pulled in some direction.
Q: Could you please correct my English below?


Actually I'm reaching out to you to ask something.

I want to post about the first graduation of [Program's name] students on SNS such as like Facebook.

Since we couldn't hold the graduation ceremony this year, I'd like to post featuring you as the student who proceeded to the graduate school of Science.

If you're cool with it, I will contact you again to have you confirm the content of the post.



Please let me know whether you're ok with it.

And I'd really appreciate you if you could share any photos I can use for the post.







Best,
A: Mostly perfect.

"Actually, I'm reaching out to you to ask something.

I want to post about the first graduation of [Program's name] students on SNS such as Facebook.

Since we couldn't hold the graduation ceremony this year, I'd like to feature you as the student who proceeded to the graduate school of Science.

If you're cool with it, I will contact you again to have you confirm the content of the post.

Please let me know whether you're ok with it, and I'd really appreciate if you could share any photos I can use for the post."
Q: He did something wrong at school today but he got away from getting in trouble. Does this sound natural?
A: × He did something wrong at school today but he got away from getting in trouble.
✓ He did something wrong at school today but he got away with it.

Or “but he did not get in trouble”. We would not say “he got away from getting in trouble”, even though it is technically ok.
Q: I just now bought something my girlfriend highly recommended.
I just now bought the thing which my girlfriend recommended highly.

Are these expressions similar and natural?
A: “I just bought something my girlfriend really recommended”

This is a bit more natural

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