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!"
See also: something
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Sartre affirms that we must be what we are but, why should we be something we are already?
Looks like there is going to be something very serious happening there before long.
It must be something in the genes, because before I had ever heard of Mordecai Cooke my favorite books were about being a wild animal and living in the wilderness.
There must be something about this new gas which, until now I never realised, the old gas has been lacking.
The box isn't changing, so it must be something inside your head.
If they do something at school, it has to be something pop.