some way or other


some way or other
by some means which are not clear at the moment

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • way — ► NOUN 1) a method, style, or manner of doing something. 2) the typical manner in which someone behaves or in which something happens. 3) a road, track, path, or street. 4) a route or means taken in order to reach, enter, or leave a place. 5) the …   English terms dictionary

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  • way — [[t]we͟ɪ[/t]] ♦ ways 1) N COUNT: oft N of ing, N to inf If you refer to a way of doing something, you are referring to how you can do it, for example the action you can take or the method you can use to achieve it. Freezing isn t a bad way of… …   English dictionary

  • way — way1 W1S1 [weı] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(method)¦ 2¦(manner)¦ 3¦(direction/how to go somewhere)¦ 4¦(part of something that is true)¦ 5¦(distance/time)¦ 6¦(the space in front of you)¦ 7 make way (for something/somebody) 8 out of the way 9 on the/your/its way …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • other — oth|er [ ʌðər ] function word *** Other can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a plural noun): He doesn t like other people interfering. (after the or a possessive word and followed by a singular or plural noun): the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • way — 1 /weI/ noun METHOD 1 (C) a method of doing something: These vegetables can be cooked in several different ways. | At that time, the Pill was the easiest way of ensuring effective contraception. | I ve altered the way I teach science. | I ll tell …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • other */*/*/ — UK [ˈʌðə(r)] / US [ˈʌðər] determiner, pronoun Summary: Other can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a plural noun): He doesn t like other people interfering. (after the or a possessive word and followed by a singular or… …   English dictionary

  • way — n. path, route 1) to blaze, clear, pave, prepare; smoothe the way for (to pave the way for reform) 2) to take the (easy) way (out of a difficult situation) 3) to lead; point, show the way 4) to edge; elbow; fight; force; hack; jostle; make;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • way — noun 1 method/style ADJECTIVE ▪ convenient, easy, effective, efficient, good, ideal, practical, quick, simple, useful …   Collocations dictionary

  • some — some1 [səm strong sʌm ] determiner [: Old English; Origin: sum] 1.) a number of people or things, or an amount of something, when the exact number or amount is not stated ▪ I need some apples for this recipe. ▪ My mother has inherited some land.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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