Translation of "thing" - English-German dictionary


noun /θiŋ/

an object; something that is not living

die Sache
What do you use that thing for?

a person, especially a person one likes

das Ding
She’s a nice old thing.

any fact, quality, idea etc that one can think of or refer to

die Sache
Music is a wonderful thing
I hope I haven’t done the wrong thing
That was a stupid thing to do.
things noun plural

things, especially clothes, that belong to someone

die Sachen(pl.)
Take all your wet things off.
first thing (in the morning

early in the morning just after getting up, starting work etc

(morgens) als allererstes
I’ll do it first thing (in the morning).
last thing (at night

late at night, just before stopping work, going to bed etc

(nachts)zu allerletzt
She always has a cup of tea last thing at night.
the thing is …

the important fact or question is; the problem is

die Sache ist die…
The thing is, is he going to help us?

(Translation of “thing” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)