Definition of somebody
1. Some unspecified person.
Somebody has to clean this mess up.
I'm tired of being a nobody - I want to be a somebody.
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For example, giving or receiving a business card from somebody needs to be done using both hands.
“He must have imitated somebody else’s hand,” said the King. (The jury all brightened up again.)
“But somebody said instead,” Alice whispered, “that if everybody minded their own business the world would turn better!”
“I have not opened it yet,” said the White Rabbit, “but it seems to be a letter, written by the prisoner to... to somebody.”
Thank you, responded lord Fauntleroy. The buttons are sometimes a little hard to do up, you know, and then I have to ask somebody.
Not yet. Would you know somebody who could give them a few lessons?
"It is always somebody else that sees them," said Barnes.
"I don’t believe it was open," said Lester, standing back. "Somebody is playing a trick on us."
All these names do really exist. Although I do understand that to somebody who does not speak Spanish or who is not familiar with the world of flamenco, they might seem strange somehow.
I should like to be somebody else.