thing

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主な訳語
thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (single object)物 、 もの
 I'm not sure what this thing is.
 ここにある物(or: もの)が何なのか私にはわからない。
thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (stuff, commodity)  (持ち物、身の回り品)
  持ち物
 My things are in the bedroom.
 私の物は寝室にあります。
  私の持ち物は、この鞄に入っているものだけです。この文は英語例文の訳ではありません。
thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (bit of information)こと 、 あること
Note: 直訳すると「私にひとつのことだけ教えて、私のことを愛してる?」となる。
 Tell me one thing: Do you love me?
 わたしにひとつだけ教えて。私のことを愛してる?
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成句・複合語:
a little thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] small or trivial)ちょっとしたこと、些細なこと、細かいこと
 I know it's just a little thing, but I find the constant tapping of your foot annoying.
a thing for nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (a liking for: [sth])  ()~への好み
  ~が大好きである、~に目がない
Note: have a thing for~:~が大好きである
 I have a thing for chocolate .
a thing for nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (an attraction to: [sb])  ()~への特別な感情
  ~に気がある、~が好きである
 She has a thing for her boss. Unfortunately, he's married.
amazing thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] remarkable)驚くべきこと
 Your eyes are the most amazing thing about you.
and all that sort of thing advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (and the like, and similar)そんなこんなで、そういう類のことで
 They found sea shells, driftwood, and all that sort of thing at the beach.
another thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] else, and also)もう一つのこと
 You ate the last piece of cake, and another thing, there's no bread left - did you eat that too?
 Another thing that annoys me is that she smokes at the dinner table.
be a thing of the past 過去のものになる、なくなる、過去の遺物となる、時代遅れになる
be just the thing うってつけのもの、ちょうど良いもの
   (言いたいと思っていた)まさにそのこと
   (欲しいと思っていた)まさしくそのもの
different thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] totally dissimilar)別のもの、全く別
 It is like comparing cheese and chalk: two completely different things.
do the right thing viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (act in the correct way)正しいことをする
 It's not too late to do the right thing, and start putting punctuation at the end of each sentence.
first thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (very early)早い時期、早朝、朝一番
 I always eat breakfast first thing in the morning.
first thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (initial step)最初のこと[もの]
 The first thing to do is call your mother.
 The first thing I do when I get home is check email.
for one thing advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (the first reason is)まず、一つには
 No you can't go out! For one thing you can't afford it and you also promised to babysit tonight.
important thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (essential point)大切なこと、大事なこと、重要なこと
 You are safe and well, that's the most important thing.
know a thing or two 多少知っている
  抜け目ない
latest thing 最新のもの
learn a thing or two 多少分かるようになる 自動
  世慣れる、抜け目なくなる
little thing ささいなこと、小事
Note: 子供などへの呼びかけにlittle thingを使うことがあるが、その場合は、「小さな可愛い子」というような意味。
main thing 肝心なこと、重要なこと
next best thing 次善の策
one thing leads to another 1つの事が別の事を導く、1つの事が別の事のきっかけとなる
strange thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] odd or unexpected)不思議なこと、奇妙なこと、謎
stupid thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (foolish act)  (行為)ばかげたこと、ばかなまね、ばかなこと
 Forgetting your coat in this frigid weather was a stupid thing to do.
stupid thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal (regrettable fact or event)  (過去の行為・出来事)ばかなこと、ばかなまね
sure thing 確かなこと、確実なこと
   (会話)よし、いいとも、そうだ、確かに 間投
terrible thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal ([sth] shocking, unfortunate, etc.)ひどいこと、恐ろしいこと
 That head on collision on the Interstate was such a terrible thing.
that's just the thing interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (it's exactly what I want)これが欲しかったんだ。/まさに求めていたものです。 間投
 Aspirin? That's just the thing for a bad headache.
that's the thing   (会話)それが問題だ。
the real thing 本物、実物、現実の事態
  本物、質の良いもの、極上品
the right thing 正しいこと、正しい選択、当然のこと、筋の通ったこと、的を得たこと
there is no such thing as a free lunch exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (everything has a cost)ただ飯はない。/ただのものなどない。
 When Bob had to pay taxes on the free gift, he remembered that there is no such thing as a free lunch.
ugly thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal, figurative ([sth] offensive or repellent)不愉快にさせるもの、嫌なもの
 Jealousy is an ugly thing.
wonderful thing nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. informal ([sth] marvellous)素晴らしいもの、素敵なもの
 Love is a wonderful thing.
 Getting paid to do what you love is a wonderful thing.
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