thing translate English to German: Cambridge Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Translation of "thing" - English-German dictionary

thing

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?
(Definition of thing from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
by Liz Walter,
September 02, 2015
Several readers have asked for information on prepositions, so I will start with a blog post that looks at an area where they are really important: travel. The first thing to remember is that we use to (and not ‘in’) after the verb go: We are going to London. I went to

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More