Are They Opposites?
'Nobody' and 'Somebody' as Indefinite Pronouns
As an indefinite pronoun, 'nobody' means no person; 'no one'.
However, 'somebody' as an indefinite pronoun means an unspecified person.
As opposed to the example below which has the opposite meaning to the first example:
Nobody: Negative Maker
I opened the door and said hello but there was
but there wasn’t nobody in the room.)
'Somebody': Negative or Positive Statement?
'Nobody' and 'Somebody' as Nouns
As a noun, 'nobody' means a person who is not important or famous, or influential.
Everyone at school, treated him like like a
Whereas, 'somebody' means a famous, renowned person, someone who is a celebrity.
He wants to be a
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