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Usage Glossary: A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y

somebody/some body

Somebody is an indefinite pronounreferring to a certain unspecified person. Some body is anoun phrase referring to a certainunspecified body.

When I went into the laboratory, I sawsomebody wearing a respirator.

When I went to the morgue, I saw some bodybeing delivered.

See also anybody/any body.

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