a thingB1[S]›used instead of 'anything' or 'everything' to emphasize what you are saying: Don't worry about a thing (= anything). I'll take care of it.not a (single) thingB2not anything: After the guests had gone, there wasn't a thing left to eat.not have a thing to wearB1(alsohave nothing to wear)humorous›to have no clothes that are suitable for an occasion: I'm going to a wedding on Saturday and I don't have a thing to wear.there isn't a thing you can do›you cannot do anything: He broke his promise and there wasn't a thing we could do about it.
As adult humans, we can distinguish about 10,000 different smells. It’s no wonder, then, that we have so many words and expressions to describe them. This week we’re taking a look at those smell words – words that describe good smells and words that describe bad smells. Most smell words are either
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