someone - somebody

someone - somebody
You use someone or somebody to refer to a person without saying who you mean. There is no difference in meaning between someone and somebody.

Carson sent someone to see me.

There was an accident and somebody got killed.

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You do not usually use someone or somebody as part of the object of a negative sentence. You do not say, for example, `I don't know someone who lives in Nottingham'. You say `I don't know anyone who lives in Nottingham'.

There wasn't anyone there.

There wasn't much room for anybody else.

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used in questions
In questions, you can use someone, somebody, anyone, or anybody as part of the object.
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You use someone or somebody when you are asking someone to confirm that something is true. For example, if you think I met someone in the park, you might say to me `Did you meet someone in the park?' If you do not know whether I met someone in the park or not, you would say `Did you meet anyone in the park?'

Is there someone from Plymouth who knows you?

Was there anyone behind you?

Would anybody like some wine?

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You do not use someone or somebody with `of' in front of the plural form of a noun. You do not say, for example, `Someone of my friends is a sculptor'. You say `One of my friends is a sculptor'.

One of his friends made a radio from spare parts.

`Where have you been?' one of them asked.

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'some people'
Someone and somebody do not have plural forms. If you want to refer to a group of people without saying who you mean, you say some people.

Some people attempted to dash across the bridge.

The law may be held to be unsatisfactory by some people.

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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