Definition of there is something in/to — in US English:

there is something in/to —

phrase

  • — is worth considering; there is some truth in —

    ‘perhaps there is something to his theory’
    ‘I think there's something in this alien business’
    • ‘Maybe there is something in this 1st September thing…’
    • ‘I do think there is something in the ‘Free nations don't attack each other’ credo.’
    • ‘The comparison is not perfect but there is something in it.’
    • ‘Perhaps there is something in this, given the state of history teaching in Scottish schools.’
    • ‘While there is something in such a description, it is grossly exaggerated.’
    • ‘Of course there is something in the shallow interpretations.’
    • ‘Even so, there is something in Williams's idea.’
    • ‘I'm not entirely convinced of this but I think there is something in it.’
    • ‘And I suppose there is something in the theory that people vote for who they like.’
    • ‘Perhaps there is something in that hardman image after all.’