some (stuff)

Use "some" to talk about a general amount of something. For example, if you don't want to specifically say how much of an ingredient to use in a recipe, use "some":

Sprinkle some salt and pepper on it.

"Salt" and "pepper" are uncountable, but you can also use "some" to talk about countable things:

There were some people there from Taiwan.

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