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something else

1. Someone or something that is particularly remarkable, unusual, or impressive. Three touchdown passes in the first quarter alone—their new quarterback is really something else! Having grown up in a typical American city, living in a small Japanese village for a year has been something else! In a year of lackluster releases, her new documentary is really something else.
2. A completely different situation or set of circumstances. Used to emphasize that the reality of something is much more extreme than some other, less problematic condition or situation. Usually followed by "entirely" or "again." Taking a day or two off to deal with the situation is one thing, but being gone from work for nearly a month is really something else. I'm beyond disappointed—I'm completely dumbfounded! I mean, being caught drinking a couple beers or smoking a little pot is pretty on par for a kid your age, but dealing hardcore drugs out of your locker is something else entirely.
See also: else, something
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something else (again)

something entirely different. Borrowing is one thing, but stealing is something else. Skindiving is easy and fun, but scuba diving is something else again.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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