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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
References in classic literature ?
And that's something. Perhaps we can find him for you.
"That's something like!" he said, smacking his lips with an air of infinite relief.
THAT'S something a clumsy old sailor's tongue mustn't meddle with.
He beat Morse at billiards, and that's something to brag of, for Morse thinks he knows everything.
"That's something like what we used to be taught in the nursery," I thought to myself, looking back through the long years (about a hundred of them, since you ask the question), to the time when I was a little child.
That's something to remember for our woods composition.
That's something. And I NEVER growl about the weather.
"Happily those brutes can't fly," remarked Joe; "and that's something."
That's something new, I am sure, when anybody wants to hear of me.
I disgrace nobody and cumber nobody; that's something. I have not done that for many a long year!"
That's something like a lover-- that's the way handsome Bob Spicer carried off my poor mother; and then got tired of her before I was weaned--though they only had to wait eight months for me!
That's something Creamline took advantage to the hilt.
That's something for a striker that is maybe going to be in your head but we tell him every time: you just need to keep working, keep going and you will be fine.'
"Loughborough University gives you an environment where you can excel in sport whilst at the same time excelling in academia and that's something that makes Loughborough University stand out.
'But that's something within Pakistan, that's something the nation of Pakistan has got to resolve.