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Translation of "thing" - English-Italian dictionary

thing

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