a special situation
"this thing has got to end"; "it is a remarkable thing"
"how could you do such a thing?"
a special abstraction
"a thing of the spirit"; "things of the heart"
"how does this thing work?"
"a funny thing happened on the way to the..."
matter, affair, thing(noun)
a vaguely specified concern
"several matters to attend to"; "it is none of your affair"; "things are going well"
a statement regarded as an object
"to say the same thing in other terms"; "how can you say such a thing?"
an entity that is not named specifically
"I couldn't tell what the thing was"
any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence
"the thing I like about her is ..."
a special objective
"the thing is to stay in bounds"
a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion
"he has a thing about seafood"; "she has a thing about him"
a separate and self-contained entity
A living being or creature.
That which matters; the crux.
A public assembly or judicial council in a Germanic country.
That which is considered to exist as a separate entity, object, quality or concept.
A word, symbol, sign, or other referent that can be used to refer to any entity.
An individual object or distinct entity.
whatever can be owned.
The latest fad or fashion.
clothes, possessions or equipment.
A unit or container, usually containing edible goods.
A problem, dilemma, or complicating factor.
The car looks cheap, but the thing is, I have doubts about its safety.
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How to use thing in a sentence?
And so, we've got to figure out a way to have a nuanced response to this situation. But, again, if he directed it, we need to put the same types of sanctions in place that we've done with other people, who have done the same thing.
One thing that Wall Street offers you is more freedom.
Caffeine raises your cortisol, and I think a lot of women don’t realize that they're dependent on it and that it’s jacking up their nervous system. So, one thing that happens when you drink a cup of coffee or two or three, is it raises your cortisol level. And that then gives you sugar cravings throughout the day, so that you have this blood sugar that goes up and down, and I want to stabilize it by getting you off of caffeine.
Elections matter and I would like my colleagues to be able to go home, every day that goes by when they're not touching base with their constituents is not a good thing.
For me, the thing Mitsubishi have to do now is to get a European customer: that is important.
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- нещо, вещBulgarian
- cosaCatalan, Valencian
- вєштьOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- Sache, DingGerman
- πράγμα, πλάσμαGreek
- ese, asiEstonian
- pakkaus, pulma, olento, juttu, käräjät, asia, esine, kamat, kalu, olennainenFinnish
- chose, truc, machinFrench
- dingWestern Frisian
- rud, níIrish
- rudScottish Gaelic
- वस्तू, चीज़Hindi
- dolog, teremtés, lényHungarian
- իր, բանArmenian
- benda, hal, barang, makhlukIndonesian
- rēs, ensLatin
- daiktas, dalykasLithuanian
- нешто, стварMacedonian
- ting, dings, greieNorwegian
- rzecz, przedmiotPolish
- lucru, chestie, obiectRomanian
- предмет, вещь, нечтоRussian
- rič, onaj, ствар, stvarSerbo-Croatian
- stvar, rečSlovene
- ting, sakSwedish
- kitu, vituSwahili
- şey, nesneTurkish
- وستو, چیزUrdu
- điều, vậtVietnamese
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