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    some of the things

    I'm confused about something, some things, and some thing.

    Can someone tell me the difference among the meanings(countable?)
    Itwill probably be really long but thank so much.

    Please tell me some thing you like about him
    Please tell me some of the things you like about him
    Please tell me something you like about him
    Please tell me some things you like about him

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    Re: some of the things

    Quote Originally Posted by unregistered View Post
    i'm confused about something, some things, and some thing.

    Can someone tell me the difference among the meanings(countable?)
    itwill probably be really long but thank so much.

    Please tell me some thing you like about him. "some" is used for noncountable or mutliple things, so you can't use "some" with "thing" as separate words. Having said that, some people may use "some thing" to mean 'a thing', but 'something' is usually used in that situation and i believe is much better.
    please tell me (one)(a) thing you like about him. One thing
    please tell me some (of the) things you like about him. more than one thing
    please tell me something you like about him. usually just one thing
    please tell me some things you like about him. more than one thing
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