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

The meaning of "Etwas" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does etwas zum Ausdruck bringen mean?
A: to express

Translations of "Etwas"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? etwas in Kenntnis genommen haben / etwas in Kenntnis nehmen
(in a very formal letter form)
A: To take something into consideration
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? So etwas kann ich nicht, dafür bin ich viel zu perfektionistisch.
A: slight rephrasing as opposed to a direct translation

I could never do something like that. I'm too much of a perfectionist.

I'm too much of a perfectionist to do something like that.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? ,,etwas nicht über das Herz bringen"
A: to be unable to bring yourself to do something

to not have the heart to do something
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? so etwas darfst du nicht essen
A: Translates to, "You can't eat something like that."
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? etwas gemeinsam haben
A: to have something in common

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