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    #1

    some usage

    I think one can say:
    a-I am looking for somebody.
    when one means 'I am looking for you-know-who.'

    But can one say:
    1-I am looking for something.
    2-I am looking for someplace.
    3-I am looking for some book.


    in the same way?
    (I am looking for something specific and you know what it is. etc.)


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    #2

    Re: some usage

    1-I am looking for something.
    2-I am looking for someplace.
    3-I am looking for some book.

    (S)omeplace is not a word.

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    #3

    Re: some usage

    There is some reason you don't want to name that thing, place, or person, but the other person knows exactly which one you mean?

    Say "I'm looking for that place," or "I'm looking for that thing."

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    #4

    Re: some usage


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