From the Cambridge Dictionary

misunderstanding: an occasion when someone does not understand something correctly

I am aware of the meaning of it but am not sure the usage of it. Ngram Viewer shows that both are common.

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There has to be a misunderstanding between us.

There has to be some misunderstanding between us.

Do they mean the same thing? Are they interchangeable for any cases?

The post That's a misunderstanding is related but there is no further explanation why there has to be an article there.

For example, which rule in English Grammar Today on Cambridge Dictionary applies here?

  • Using some misunderstanding implies that the speaker is aware that there is a failure of communication somewhere, but doesn't know what it is. – Kate Bunting Jun 21 at 8:39

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