some|bod|y «SUHM BOD ee, -buh dee», pronoun, noun, plural -bod|ies.
a person not known or named; some person; someone: »

Somebody has taken my pen.

a person of importance: »

She acts as if she were a somebody since she won the prize.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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