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somehow, someway, someways, in some way, in some manneradverb
in some unspecified way or manner; or by some unspecified means
"they managed somehow"; "he expected somehow to discover a woman who would love him"; "he tried to make is someway acceptable"
for some unspecified reason
"It doesn't seem fair somehow"; "he had me dead to rights but somehow I got away with it";
In one way or another; in some way not yet known or designated; by some means; as, the thing must be done somehow; he lives somehow.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
One way or other; I know not how.
Etymology: some and how.
The vesicular cells may be for receiving the arterial and nervous juices, that, by their action upon one another, they may be swelled somehow, so as to shorten the length of every fibril. George Cheyne.
in one way or another; in some way not yet known or designated; by some means; as, the thing must be done somehow; he lives somehow
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Somehow' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2378
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Somehow' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2031
Rank popularity for the word 'Somehow' in Adverbs Frequency: #184
The numerical value of Somehow in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Somehow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of Somehow in a Sentence
[Bob] really did take care of everybody. … If you need a doctor, if you need a lawyer, if you need a pastrami sandwich at three in the morning because some girl just broke your heart, Bob was that guy, he loved making people happy. It didn’t matter who you were, your status. … He somehow took his TV family and made them his real family, which is unheard of.
Juries are told,' Elie Honig can use common sense, folks. Elie Honig can use the good everyday judgment Elie Honig use out there in the real world,' and I think it's just absolutely unbelievable and implausible that Ghislaine Maxwell herself was somehow Ghislaine Maxwell or somehow didn't realize what was going on.
I'm just putting my faith in God that, you know, somehow, while doing this, I'm gonna be spared from getting infected by this, i can't afford it.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton:
We are not going to allow people smugglers to get out a message that if you seek assistance in an Australian hospital, that somehow that is your formula to becoming an Australian citizen.
It's very difficult, because we are Jewish, to separate the art from the person, but I think for me personally there are many horrible people who are great artists and somehow or other you have to appreciate the art.
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- de algún modo, de alguna maneraSpanish
- jotenkin, jotenkutenFinnish
- d'une façon ou d'une autreFrench
- valahogyan, valahogyHungarian
- 何とか, なぜかJapanese
- op een of andere manier, eenderhoeDutch
- [[de]] [[algum]] [[jeito]], [[por]] [[algum]] [[meio]], [[de]] [[alguma]] [[forma]]/[[maneira]]Portuguese
- как-нибудь, почему-то, как-тоRussian
- nekako, некакоSerbo-Croatian
- på ett eller annat sätt, på något sättSwedish
- ఎలాగోలా, ఏదోరకంగాTelugu
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