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Noun
Generic appellation for an object
“What is that thing you're wearing?”
Noun
A action or task to be performed
“There is just one last thing I need to finish today.”
Noun
A distinguishing characteristic
“The one thing you have in your favor is your confidence.”
Noun
Something that occupies one's mind
“I've only got one thing on my mind right now.”
Noun
An inherent fear of something
“Due to a bad childhood experience, she now had a thing about spiders.”
Noun
A subject referred to in speech or writing
“This thing I am talking about is of utmost importance.”
Noun
An event or occurrence
“An amazing thing happened yesterday.”
Noun
A fetish or obsession towards someone or something
“He has a thing for girls with freckles.”
Noun
One's special interest or inclination
“You can stream the movie over the internet instead of watching it in the cinema if that's your thing.”
Noun
(informal) A special skill or talent
“From a young age, it was clear that sports was his thing.”
Noun
A remark or statement made
“Do you remember the thing he said about his mother?”
Noun
(informal) A playful reference to a person
“Are you feeling sick today, you poor thing?”
Noun
Something that is currently fashionable
“Jumpsuit pants were briefly the thing in the early nineties.”
Noun
(informal) A romantic or flirtatious relationship
“The two of them were secretly having a thing.”
Noun
(informal) A point or fact about something
“Look, here's the thing. You're absolutely wrong about everything!”
Noun
(informal) What's needed or required
“I have just the thing for your sore back.”
Noun
Something produced by physical or intellectual effort
“The advanced humanoid robotic head was the latest thing created by the tech company.”
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