Sinônimos de thing
an object or entity that cannot or need not be precisely namedWhat's that thing in the middle of the fountain?
an object the shape of a coconut
I put a coin in the machine and pulled the lever.
This device can measure minute quantities of matter.
The best tool for the purpose is a pair of shears.
a thin tube-like optical instrument
The heat-producing mechanism will switch itself on automatically.
a handy gadget for slicing vegetables
They wear simple clothes and shun modern contrivances.
`She's a whatsit.' `A masochist?' `That's the word.'
doo-dah (informal), ,
The Earth is mainly made of iron and silicon and things like that.
The substance that causes the problem comes from the barley.
The idea that we can be what we want has become the stuff of TV commercials.
The music seemed to touch his very being.
the preface, followed by the main body of the article
the decomposition of organic material
small squares of red cotton fabric
It is used in moisturisers to give them a silky texture.
the concept of the earth as a living entity
an object, fact, circumstance, or concept considered as being a separate entityLiteracy isn't the same thing as intelligence.
She added that the concept of arranged marriages is misunderstood in the west.
By the end of the week you will have a clearer idea of the system.
the notion that musical ability is present from birth
He has a realistic notion of his capabilities.
The symphony is admirable in its conception.
an object, fact, circumstance, or concept considered as being a separate entityThere were far more serious things on my mind.
It was a private matter.
Is it right for the Church to express a view on political issues?
It was I who first raised the subject of moving to Canada.
They had no thought for others who might get hurt.
Politicians cannot ignore the concerns of young people.
His last years were overshadowed by financial worry.
They offer tips on topics such as home safety.
an object, fact, circumstance, or concept considered as being a separate entityThis war thing is upsetting me.
The government has mishandled the whole affair.
They looked at each other and weighed up the situation.
state of affairs,
This state of affairs cannot continue for too long.
You shouldn't be lifting heavy things in your state.
They say they will never, under any circumstances, be the first to use force.
That apocalyptic scenario cannot be ruled out.
an object, fact, circumstance, or concept considered as being a separate entityThe first thing parents want to know is what sex the baby is.
an object, fact, circumstance, or concept considered as being a separate entityIf you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
The gardens are a special feature of this property.
The most interesting point about the village is its religion.
detail, , ,
I recall every detail of the party.
Physical activity is an important factor in maintaining fitness.
The other item on the agenda is the tour.
Climate affects every aspect of our lives.
The website documents every facet of the director's career.
an object, fact, circumstance, or concept considered as being a separate entityHe will give you a list of things to do.
He had the unenviable task of breaking the bad news.
Their main job is to preserve health rather than treat illness.
Activities range from canoeing to birdwatching.
My insurance covers acts of sabotage.
Organizing the show has been a massive undertaking.
His heroic deeds were celebrated in every corner of the country.
I find gardening a real chore.
piece of business
an object, fact, circumstance, or concept considered as being a separate entityA strange thing happened.
plans to hire freelance reporters to cover the latest happenings
in the wake of recent events in Europe
They have not based it on any incident from the past.
The whole proceeding went very smoothly.
scientific explanations of this natural phenomenon
Traffic jams are now a daily occurrence.
When you go on holiday, try to be prepared for every eventuality.
(informal) I have a thing about spiders.
She has a phobia of spiders.
Flying was his greatest fear.
I have never had a complex about my height.
I felt numb with horror.
I shook with terror whenever I flew in an aeroplane.
I don't have any hang-ups about my body.
Many people have an aversion to insects.
bee in your bonnet (informal)
a preoccupation or obsession(informal) She's got a thing about red hair.
yet another man with an obsession about football
She had a liking for good clothes.
Success in her field has always been her preoccupation.
They had a mania for travelling.
the quirks and foibles of people in everyday situations
I've got a bit of a shoe fetish.
Somebody has a fixation with you.
soft spot, ,
idée fixe (French)
It is an idée fixe of mine that women work in a more concentrated way.
No, some things are better left unsaid.
She has made outspoken remarks on the issue.
He made these comments at a news conference.
He now disowns that statement, saying he was depressed when he made it.
This book contains observations about the nature of outer space.
I signed a declaration allowing my doctor to disclose my medical details.
the Queen's public utterances
the President's latest pronouncement about the protection of minorities
a possession, article of clothing, etc.She told him to take his things and not come back.
He pointed to a duffle bag. `That's my stuff.'
gear, , , , ,
They helped us put our gear in the van.
Leave your luggage in the hotel.
bits and pieces,
a large courtyard full of builders' paraphernalia
clobber (British, slang), , ,
His house is filled with a load of old clobber.
a possession, article of clothing, etc.He forgot his shaving things.
Everyone agrees things are getting better.
the state of affairs, , ,
See the thing
See your thing
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in the sense of act
something doneMy insurance covers acts of sabotage.
in the sense of activity
any specific action or pursuitActivities range from canoeing to birdwatching.
in the sense of apparatus
a collection of equipment used for a particular purposeHe was rescued by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus.
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