Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Somebody"

The meaning of "Somebody" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa “give somebody the benefit of the doubt”?
A: When you don't know what a person's motivations or intentions are, you assume that their motivations or intentions are good.

There is doubt, because you don't know. So you assume the best, and the other person then benefits from your doubt.
Q: O que significa "I'm already somebody's baby.(Twilight by Elliot Smith)"?
A: It means you have a boyfriend/girlfriend.
Q: O que significa make somebody tick?
A: I suppose in that context then, it can be used as another way of describing someone's passion! From that, something that makes someone tick = something that inspires them or motivates them. That phrase can also be used as in 'to make someone angry' :)
Q: O que significa " You think you know somebody "?
A: It is an expression.

It means, "I thought you were a different kind of person, but I was wrong."
"I thought you had a different personality/character/past/etc., but I was misled."

It might mean someone lied to you. Or, it might mean you discover new things about a person that conflict with your previous impression.

Example:
Mr A: Did you know Chris went to jail for child pornography on his computer?
Mr B: What!? He was my friend! I had no idea. You think you know somebody...
Q: O que significa see somebody off?
A: It often means you are going with them as they leave to a certain point. You are saying goodbye but you are walking with them to the car, taxi, plane, train or whatever other vehicles they are leaving by.

Example sentences using "Somebody"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com "Walk(somebody) to...." : go with someone to somewhere.
A: She walked her daughter to school.
I walked my friend to the bus station.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com held somebody accountable .
A: 1. I'm going to hold you accountable if something goes wrong.
2. We must all be held accountable for our actions.

You can also say "hold/held responsible" instead 😊
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com ask somebody out for something.
A: When you ask a girl out for a date
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com join somebody in doing.
A: I have a friend named Alec.
Today I joined Alec in doing homework.
Yesterday Alec joined me in running.
I want to join Alec on his vacation.

I think a lot of phrases above can be translated with 一緒に
今日アレクさんと一緒に宿題をやってきた。
昨日走りながらアレクさんは現れて、一緒に続きました。
今度の休み、アレクさんと一緒に行きたい。
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com "to get by" "to get around to" "to get through to somebody" "to take after somebody" "to take in something" "to take on too much".
A: "I didn't have enough money for groceries this month, but I would get by on ramen" (Get by- sustain oneself on)
"She wouldn't listen to me, so I called her mother to try and get through to her" (Get through to- to convince someone/ to have them listen to what you have to say)
"He was just like his father, and one day he would take after his father and become a carpenter too" (Take after- become like/ to continue the legacy)
"He saw the dog alone on the side of the road and decided to take him in" (Take in- to shelter, to take care of in your home)
"She had a very heavy course load, she said she would be able to handle it but she was too busy and had taken on too much work" (Take on too much- to overwhelm yourself with too much work)

Synonyms of "Somebody" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre somebody e someone ?
A: In most cases they can be used interchangeably
Q: Qual é a diferença entre interesting to somebody e interesting for somebody e this article is interesting to her or for her ?
A: In my experience Sharon, they can be used interchangeably although it is most common to hear the phrase: "(so and so) is interesting TO somebody"
Q: Qual é a diferença entre " to hire somebody" e " to employ somebody" ?
A: Yes, for number one hired is good. But, in your context I wouldn't use recruit as (in this case) the word recruit would be interpreted as "to engage in finding and attracting employees, new members, students, athletes, etc." As if asking "Did somone recroit you for your last job?"
2 - Could you please tell me the date "you were" hired? or "When were you hired?" for this or that job on their resume.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre somebody and anybody e someone and anyone ?
A: "Anybody/anyone": Cualquier persona
"Somebody": Alguna persona

Recuerda que en inglés no se utiliza la doble negación (o, al menos, no es correcta), por lo que no puedes decir "I can't see nobody", por ejemplo. Aquí es donde utilizas anyone/anybody (nunca somebody): "I can't see anybody". En el resto de casos que no impliquen dobles negaciones, anybody/anyone y somebody son prácticamente iguales; quizás haya algún pequeño matiz que ya te han comentado pero realmente no supone una gran diferencia :)
Q: Qual é a diferença entre somebody e someone ?
A: They are the same, and most people use both. "Somebody" is more informal but both are casual terms.

Translations of "Somebody"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? if somebody ask me that do me speak english can I answer a little bit?
A: If somebody asks me if I speak English, can I answer with "a little bit"? - - Yes, you can 🖒
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? to describe somebody who is charming
A: Appearance do play a big part in being charming. Usually a charming person is a good looking person with great style. They know what to say and when to say it to keep a person or people interested in them. They come off as sort of relatable, understanding, and trustworthy as well. They make you feel like you know a lot about them when you don't really know anything about them at all.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? Please can somebody help me with the right pronunciation for FOCUS...😶
A: or you can think of it like "foe-kiss"
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? i am really angry so that i want to kill somebody.
A: "I am so angry that I want to kill someone!"

(please don't though)
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? If you see somebody you know, you say Hi to each other, obviously he is busy, you don't wanna disturb him and tell him "just do your job", how do you say more natural?
A: I'll let you get back to work.

Other questions about "Somebody"

Q: 1. I'm with somebody.
2. Are you with anybody?

Are these sentences correct?
A: Yes. For number 2 "anyone" works also.
Q: When you call somebody named "Emmanuel Le Monde" or the like, do you say

"Mr. Monde" or "Mr. Le Monde"?

Thanks in advance.
A: Mr. Le Monde. His surname is "Le Monde".

Other examples of two- or three-part surnames:

Vincent van Gogh → Mr. van Gogh
Albert van den Berg → Mr. van den Berg
Sebastian de Souza → Mr. de Souza
Enrique Iglesias Preysler → Mr. Iglesias Preysler
Leone Tollemach Tollemach → Mr. Tollemach Tollemach

However, sometimes someone is known by all three of their names (forename, middle name and surname), or has two forenames:
Ana Marie Cox → Ms. Cox
John Eliot Gardiner → Mr. Gardiner
Q: 'Now you're only somebody I knew sometime'

Is this sentence correct?
A: Now you’re only somebody I knew once/ sometime ago
Q: I’ve heard somebody telling this: communication is only 7 percent verbal and 93 percent non-verbal. The non-verbal component was made up of body language (55 percent) and tone of voice (38 percent). soa natural?
A: Almost perfect:
"I’ve heard somebody [say] this"
Q: Could somebody tell me if my letter is okay? If there are any mistakes Please tell me :) it Isn't finished yet, but i want to know now if in this part everything is okay.
A: - It is true that sometimes some of us forget that mobile phones can only be used when the teacher allows it.

- We use them to send messages to each other.

- Better ways rather than “better way.”

- Information rather than “informations.”

Everything else is okay ☺️

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