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thing

noun (OBJECT) 物品     /θɪŋ/
[C] used to refer in an approximate way to an object or to avoid naming it 物,东西 What's that thing over there? 那边的是什么东西? There are some nice things in the shops this summer. 今年夏天商店里有些好东西。 I don't eat sweet things (= sweet food). 我不吃甜食。 How does this damn thing work? 这鬼东西怎么用? Objects - general words
things [plural]
your possessions or a particular set of your possessions 财产;(个人的)所有物,用具 All their things were destroyed in the fire. 他们所有的东西都被大火烧掉了。 Bring your swimming things if the weather's nice. 如果天气好,带上你的游泳用品。 Belongings and possessions
a particular set of objects 成套物品 Let me help you clear away the tea things (= cups, plates, etc. that are used for having tea). 我来帮你收拾茶具。 Things needed for a task
(Definition of thing noun (OBJECT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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