Translation of "thing" - English-Arabic dictionary


noun uk /θɪŋ/ us /θɪŋ/

A1 used to mean an object without saying its name

I need to get a few things in town.
things [ plural ]

A1 the objects that you own

I’ll just get my things and then I’ll be ready.

A2 a fact or characteristic of someone or something

The best thing about the wedding was the food.
things [ plural ]

B1 what is happening, especially in your life

How are things with you?
a thing

B1 used instead of ‘anything’ in order to emphasize what you are saying

I haven’t got a thing to wear.

used to refer to an idea or comment

I just want to forget the whole thing.

used to refer to an activity or event

Meeting Nina was the best thing that’s ever happened to me.
thing to do/say

something that is done or said

شَيء قُمْت بِه أو قُلْتَه
What a silly thing to do.

(Translation of “thing” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)