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something else

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.
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something else

A person, thing, or event that is quite remarkable, as in That pitcher is something else, or Her new film is something else. The else in this idiom means "other than ordinary." [Colloquial; early 1990s]
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something else

If you describe someone or something as something else, you mean that they are very unusual and usually very impressive. I thought I'd seen some interesting parts of the world, but Dubai really is something else. There are a number of young footballers coming through in this country. But Keane really is something else.
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something else

an exceptional person or thing. informal
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something ˈelse


1 a different thing; another thing: He said something else that I thought was interesting.
2 (informal) a person, a thing or an event that is much better than others of a similar type: I’ve seen some fine players, but she’s something else!
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something ˈelse


1 a different thing; another thing: He said something else that I thought was interesting.
2 (informal) a person, a thing or an event that is much better than others of a similar type: I’ve seen some fine players, but she’s something else.
See also: else, something

something else

Informal
One that is very special or quite remarkable: Her new film is something else.
See also: else, something
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