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Arabic translation of “thing”

thing

noun
 
/θɪŋ/
A1 used to mean an object without saying its name
شَيء
I need to get a few things in town.
things [plural] A1 the objects that you own
أشْياء
I’ll just get my things and then I’ll be ready.
A2 a fact or characteristic of someone or something
شَيء
The best thing about the wedding was the food.
things [plural] B1 what is happening, especially in your life
أحوال
How are things with you?
a thing B1 used instead of ‘anything’ in order to emphasize what you are saying
شَيء
I haven’t got a thing to wear.
used to refer to an idea or comment
شَيء
I just want to forget the whole thing.
used to refer to an activity or event
شَيء
Meeting Nina was the best thing that’s ever happened to me.
thing to do/say something that is done or said
شَيء قُمْت بِه أو قُلْتَه
What a silly thing to do.
(Definition of thing from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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