[Grammar] something new

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There is something new you should know.

Is it possible to say "new something"?

Is there any case an adjective precedes a pronoun like "something"?
 

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Is there any case where an adjective precedes a pronoun like "something"?

May Kout is still searching for her special someone.
 

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Is there any case an adjective precedes a pronoun like "something"?

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Kjou, I was fascinated by your question, so I did some googling.

I learned that occasionally you can put "new " before "something" if you put an article before "new." Here is an example from a novel that I found in Google "Books": "This was Annie's solution to most things in Ryan's life. Something bothering you? Get a new something." -- Heidi Hutchinson, Brand New Sky (2015). I, not the author, emphasized the "a."
 
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What do you think the reason is that she wrote that way?
 

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May Kout is still searching for her special someone.

Is "special someone" correct? I just remembered the song, "Last Christmas." by Wham.

I heard these words in the lyrics, "someone special." Could you let me know why you wrote "special" before "someone" in order?
 

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I read it, but I don't know what the point is and why it is correct.

Could you let me know why?
 

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In post #3 Rover responded to your question.

Something either is or isn't grammatically correct. There is no why.
 
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