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Denizione di  thing - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua thing



thing (plural things)

  1. That which is considered to exist as a separate entity, object, quality or concept.
  2. A word, symbol, sign, or other referent that can be used to refer to any entity.
  3. An individual object or distinct entity.
  4. (law) whatever can be owned.
  5. The latest fad or fashion.
  6. (in the plural) clothes, possessions or equipment.
  7. (informal) A unit or container, usually containing edible goods.
    Get me a thing of apple juice at the store.
    I just ate a whole thing of jelly beans.
  8. (informal) A problem, dilemma, or complicating factor.
    The car looks cheap, but the thing is, I have doubts about its safety.
  9. (slang) A penis.
  10. A living being or creature.
    you poor thing
  11. That which matters; the crux.
    Thats the thing: we dont know where he went.
    The thing is, I dont have any money.
  12. Used after a noun to refer dismissively to the situation surrounding the nouns referent.
    Oh yeah, Im supposed to promote that vision thing.
  13. (chiefly historical) A public assembly or judicial council in a Germanic country.
    • 1974, Jón Jóhannesson, A History of the Old Icelandic Commonwealth: Íslendinga Saga, translated by Haraldur Bessason, page 46:
      In accordance with Old Germanic custom men came to the thing fully armed, [...]
    • 1974, Jakob Benediktsson, Landnám og upphaf allsherjarríkis, in Saga Íslands, quoted in 1988 by Jesse L. Byock in Medieval Iceland: Society, Sagas, and Power, page 85:
      The goðar seem both to have received payment of thing-fararkaup from those who stayed home and at the same time compensated those who went to the thing, and it cannot be seen whether they had any profit from these transactions.
    • 1988, Jesse L. Byock, Medieval Iceland: Society, Sagas, and Power, page 59:
      All Icelandic things were skap-thing, meaning that they were governed by established procedure and met at regular legally designated intevals at predetermined meeting places.

Definizione italiano>inglese thing

  a separate entity or concept
  any physical or psychical entity
  Ciò che si considera esistente come entità, qualità o concetto.
  That which is considered to exist as a separate entity, quality or concept.

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

cosa |affare |aggeggio |arnese |che |coso |faccenda |materia |ogetto |oggetto |

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