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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]
See also: else, something

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.
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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I should accept what they become, that they mean something else with time.
And then something else pops up - several something else's, actually - elderly REAL fur coats, of all kinds, and reasonably priced.
thing or go through a pile, you get reminded of something else you were supposed to do," she says.
Just follow the icons (especially the cartoon version of Long) and you even get an explanation of something you assumed was something else.
I find it much less pretentious than the serious drama, which is straining for something else but seems to me very middle-class and second-rate.
And he now has something else in mind besides designing aircraft.