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Spanish translation of “thing”

thing

noun /θiŋ/
an object; something that is not living
cosa
What do you use that thing for?
a person, especially a person one likes
criatura, ser
She’s a nice old thing.
any fact, quality, idea etc that one can think of or refer to
cosa
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
cosas, bártulos; ropa
Take all your wet things off.
first thing (in the morning early in the morning just after getting up, starting work etc
a primera hora
I’ll do it first thing (in the morning).
last thing (at night late at night, just before stopping work, going to bed etc
a última hora; antes de irse a dormir
She always has a cup of tea last thing at night.
the thing is … the important fact or question is; the problem is
la cuestión es
The thing is, is he going to help us?
(Definition of thing from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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