be (really) something

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be (really) something

To be particularly noteworthy, remarkable, interesting, special, or impressive. Wow, this new car of yours is really something! A: "I hope we get a chance to meet the band after the concert." B: "Yeah, now that would be really something!"
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I rarely have a visceral reaction when I see black men with white women, and that is something for which I can thank my cousin.
The nothing that is something has a certain crawly creepiness.
Gay Brit men of 16 now have the same rights as their female counterparts, and that is something I don't see happening soon in America.