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  • interj. expresses disgust at the actions of a person; a response to a person doing something silly, bizarre, nonsensical or ill-mannered

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Examples

  • I should confess that I have what some people call a disconcerting, if not bad, habit, especially at a university.

    The Sacred Promise

  • However, some people do lack the enzymes desaturase and elongase needed for this conversion.

    The Fiber35 Diet

  • For the 1984 Olympics, by repeating how complex and difficult it's going to be, some people chose not to travel, to take public transit or go away for vacation, said Martin Wachs of the Rand Corp. think tank.

    Emergency crews on standby for L.A. 'Carmageddon' weekend

  • Angela Taylor, LCSW, a licensed psychotherapist in Los Angeles who specializes in eating disorders and weight management, points out that some people also use something they find painful—say, a feeling of self-loathing and embarrassment about being fat—to motivate them to change their eating and exercise habits.

    The Life You Want

  • Friends told us that a house we walked by several times a week on the stone-paved path down into Lenno had been headquarters for Nazi officers during the war, and that some people still believed it to be haunted, or cursed, and would make a wide detour to avoid going past it.

    The Italian Summer

  • EAGLE-VAIL - The golf course here is 35 years old and some people think it's showing its age.

    Vail Daily - Top Stories

  • Because I consented to be a favorite-son candidate that year, some people have suggested that I was bitten by the presidential “bug” back in 1968.

    An American Life

  • While I made the most of a bad situation psychologically, some people create Smithsonians to store their past traumas.

    The Time Paradox

  • Even worse, some people were talking about Matloubi, who had come to the United States with a reputation for being a fearless player with a superaggressive style, as the new Stuey Ungar.

    One of a Kind

  • Special Agent Ed Kappler, the chief firearms instructor, is demonstrating what some people in law enforcement call the ultimate video game: FATS, the firearms training system.

    Grand Theft Childhood

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