Portuguese translation of 'thing'
2. (object) negócio
3. (matter) assunto, negócio
4. (mania) mania
things plural noun
(belongings) pertences mpl
to have a thing about sb/sth ser vidrado em alguém/algo
the best thing would be to ... o melhor seria ...
how are things? como vai?, tudo bem?
first thing (in the morning) de manhã, antes de mais nada
last thing (at night), he ... logo antes de dormir, ele ...
the thing is ... é que ..., o negócio é o seguinte ...
for one thing primeiro
she's got a thing about ... ela detesta ...
poor thing! coitadinho(‑a)!
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Example Sentences Including 'thing'
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The only thing holding it back is a shortage of qualified trainers.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The same product can mean very different things to its many buyers.Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)
Why do one thing if you can do two?21 DOG YEARS (2002)
You think you may be onto a good thing.Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
It is a terribly bleak chronicle with things will only get better sentiments bolted on.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They say the best things in life are worth waiting for.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This thing is just out there and out of control.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We feel no bad thing about ticket prices.The Sun (2012)
What should happen if things go wrong?Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Yet that is not the best thing about her.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The furore is just another thing to add to a dire display on the field.The Sun (2016)
Things like that happen and the only way you can answer is by winning.The Sun (2016)
We are working hard but things are just not going for us.The Sun (2016)
We just need a bit of spark to get things going again.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
You are forced to do it and maybe that was a good thing.The Sun (2016)
You can have too much of a good thing and then feel a bit sick.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You have to put a perspective on things in life.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You think you can get away with things.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Cooking is another thing born of stillness.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Everyone wants things to be cream and white and to be like each other.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Nobody has the right to say these things.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
You have to accept that your most treasured things are just junk to anyone else.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
You trade things for something bigger or better.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The most important thing is that the city is safe and that we do good business.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Things are back to normal for the pandas now.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
We have found that if you carry on talking to people they still want to do things.The Sun (2008)
We have to stop this habit of throwing things away.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
We should all report things like this.The Sun (2012)
What is this thing about being nostalgic?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Why do we feel bad if things are so good?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Without his money the club would be in a dire situation and things can change very quickly.The Sun (2006)
Workplace skills topped the list of things students most want to acquire.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
That is the beautiful thing we call substitution.Christianity Today (2000)
Trends of 'thing'
Extremely Common. thing is one of the 1000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'thing' in Other Languages
British English: thing /θɪŋ/ NOUN
You use thing as a substitute for another word when you are unable to be more precise, or you do not need or want to be more precise.
What's that thing in the middle of the fountain?
- American English: thing
- Arabic: شَئْ
- Brazilian Portuguese: coisa
- Chinese: 东西
- Croatian: stvar
- Czech: věc
- Danish: ting
- Dutch: ding
- European Spanish: cosa
- Finnish: esine
- French: chose
- German: Ding
- Greek: πράγμα
- Italian: cosa
- Japanese: 物
- Korean: 물건
- Norwegian: ting
- Polish: rzecz
- European Portuguese: coisa
- Romanian: lucru
- Russian: вещь
- Spanish: cosa
- Swedish: sak
- Thai: สิ่งของ
- Turkish: şey
- Ukrainian: річ
- Vietnamese: đồ vật
Translation of thing from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary