someday

someday
UK [ˈsʌmˌdeɪ] / US adverb
Summary:

Someday is often written as two words some day, especially in British English.
at some time in the future even though you do not know when

Someday I'll meet the right woman and we'll get married.

They dreamed of someday becoming policemen, firemen, or soldiers.


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  • Someday — (I Will Understand) Сингл Бритни Спирс Выпущен 21 сентября 2 …   Википедия

  • someday — is now commonly spelt as one word in BrE as well as AmE when it is used as an indefinite adverb: • He likes writers and wants to be one someday J. McInerney, 1988 • You can pay me back someday weblog, BrE 2005 [OEC]. When it is further qualified …   Modern English usage

  • someday — 1898 as one word, from SOME (Cf. some) + DAY (Cf. day) …   Etymology dictionary

  • someday — [adv] eventually after a while, anytime, at a future time, finally, in a time to come, on a day, one day, one fine day*, one of these days, one time, one time or another, sometime, sooner or later, subsequently, ultimately, yet; concepts 548,820… …   New thesaurus

  • someday — [sum′dā΄] adv. at some future day or time …   English World dictionary

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  • someday — some|day [ sʌm,deı ] adverb Someday is often written as two words some day, especially in British English. at some time in the future even though you do not know when: Someday I ll meet the right woman and we ll get married. They dreamed of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • someday — /sum day /, adv. at an indefinite future time. [bef. 900; ME sum day, OE sum daeg; see SOME, DAY] Usage. The adverb SOMEDAY is written solid: Perhaps someday we will know the truth. The two word form SOME DAY means a specific but unnamed day : We …   Universalium

  • someday — some|day [ˈsʌmdeı] adv also some day at an unknown time in the future, especially a long time in the future ▪ I d like to visit Japan someday. ▪ He hopes, someday, to have his own business …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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