Hello! Emotion: smile

The other day I came across a sentence that no matter how namy times I read it, I just don't seem to be able to completely understand it.

The sentence is "You want to narrow it down for me some?"

I took it from a conversation in a book
AngelsTroy: You girls like a drink?
Emily: Sure, white wine.
Troy: Maggie?
Maggie: Something
Troy: You want to narrow it down for me some?

I guess "narrow it down" means "to reduce to options" - But what does "some" do there?

Thank you in advance!

I guess it's 'something'.

this is just an opinion i dont know if its the same or not but compared to my language sometimes we put the word like this and it means "abit" so i think what it means is "to reduce the options abit"

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Yes, it means to reduce the options a bit (two words) -- or somewhat.
Thank you! Emotion: smile

Then, wouldn't it be better if the sentence were: "Can you narrow it down (a bit) for me?" ?

Could I put "some" in the place of "a bit" in that sentence? Or, if I want to use "some" I have to put it after "for me" necessarily?
I would say it has the same meaning if you change it to "a bit" but it's not better. It's just the writer's choice.

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Thanks, Barb! Emotion: smile

Can you believe that it took me ages to understand the meaning of the sentence? Actually, I was going to ask about it here, and while writing the post I realised what it meant! Emotion: rofl