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

The meaning of "Something" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "take her (or something) for granted" exactly mean?
A: It means you don't truly understand how special or valuable something is.
Q: What does you are up to something mean?
A: You're doing or planning something that people don't know about.
Q: What does something is out of the table mean?
A: I think people more commonly say, "off the table."

It's a way of saying that something isn't an option and is non-negotiable. For example,

"Giving her a raise was off the table: she didn't deserve it at all"

"Raising your curfew is off the table!"
Q: What does “Apparently there’s something about the way I cuddle that’s wrong,” mean?
A: Means that person is not sure what they are doing that is wrong when cuddling.
Q: What does wield something mean?
A: Wield most commonly means to have and use something (For example, a knight wielding a sword). It could also mean to exercise influence or use something.

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.
A: !!!!!!! You get it! Perfect! You are speaking like a native! 🙌🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼☺️☺️☺️☺️😎😎😎😎😆😆😆

Synonyms of "Something" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between to change (something) and to vary (something) ?
A: To change is mostly used when something is changing from one thing to another. 'I change the rules'.
To vary is usually in terms of intensity 'I vary the temperature'.
They are similar and can be used interchangeably most of the time. I hope that helps.
Q: What is the difference between "something is hung on the wall" and "something is hung from the wall" ?
A: @jickoon: close to 0 difference.

Put on the table (o)
Put from the table (x)
Q: What is the difference between have to do something and get to do something ?
A: "have to" means you don't have a choice, you must. "get to" is a good thing, you want to and are happy about doing something.
Q: What is the difference between was think about ~something and was thinking about ~something ?
A: 'Was thinking about something' is correct, 'was think about something' is not correct. I hope that helps!
Q: What is the difference between i couldn't get around to doing something and i didn't get around to doing something ?
A: Yes it means that you were not wasting time. And yes "I couldn't find the time" implies the same idea.

Translations of "Something"

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"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what should I say when I want to praise that he is very good at something?
A: A few things you might say - for example to somebody who is a good cook:

I'm really impressed by how well you cook.

I'm blown away by how well you cook.

You cook really well.

Your cooking is beyond belief!

Your skill at cooking is impressive.

You really know how to cook.

Your cooking is at an amazingly high level, how did you get this good?

How did you learn to cook so well? I'm very impressed.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 你辛苦了( something you wanna say to a people for he has done much things for you )
A: "Thank you for all you've done," or "Thank you for all your hard work."

Other questions about "Something"

Q: (When you did something new with your friend and you feel comfortable thanks to that)

“Why didn’t we do this until now?”
Does this sound natural?

I wanted to communicate “we should’ve done this earlier.”
A:

It's good !! But the totally natural way is

Why didn't we do this before?

👍😁👍
Q: “Dumb something down” contains condescending connotation??
A: Yes, because they’re insinuating someone else is too stupid to understand.
Q: I want to live here and now. I don't want something or someone to hold me back from doing what I want and like. I really want to learn playing the piano and so I decided to buy a digital piano and start to learn from complete zero. Even if it means to waste almost all my hard-earned money. does this sound natural?
A: × I want to live here and now.
✓ I want to live, here and now.

× I don't want something or someone to hold me back from doing what I want and like.
✓ I don't want anything to hold me back from doing what I want and enjoy.

× I really want to learn playing the piano and so I decided to buy a digital piano and start to learn from complete zero.
✓ I really want to learn to play the piano, so I've decided to buy a keyboard (not 100% sure what you mean by "digital piano") and am going to learn from ground zero, even if it means using almost all my hard-earned money.

× Even if it means to waste almost all my hard-earned money.

Q: i wouldn't like to live in a very all high buiding and being in some 13 or 14 or 20 something floor does this sound natural?
A: The only thing I would add is that the “th” sound in 13 was not pronounced correctly here. You pronounced the “the” as a “t”
Q: 1.Do you have something to eat?
2.I learn as a student
3.I have 4 siblings
4.My sister is cleaning up her room
5.She tidied her room yesterday
6.She has tidied up her room
7.I'm buying the schocolat for my sister on monday
8. I'll buy the schocolat for my sister on monday does this sound natural?
A: × 4. My sister is cleaning up her room
✓ 4. My sister is cleaning her room

× 6. She has tidied up her room
✓ 6. She has tidied her room

× 7. I'm buying the schocolat for my sister on monday
✓ 7. I'm buying the chocolate for my sister on Monday

× 8. I'll buy the schocolat for my sister on monday
✓ 8. I'll buy the chocolate for my sister on Monday

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