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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “thing”

thing

noun (IDEA/EVENT)
想法/事件
    /θɪŋ/
[C] used to refer in an approximate way to an idea, subject, event, action,
想法;主题;事件;行为
That was an unkind thing to say.
那样说是不友好的。
I've got so many things to do I don't know where to start.
我有许多事情要做,都不知道从何下手。
Your information is correct but you left out one thing.
你的消息是正确的,不过你遗漏了一件事。
"What's the matter?" "It's this insurance thing. I'm really worried about it."
“怎么回事?”“是保险这事。我真的很担心。”
Objects - general words
the thing [C] the exact fact, object, idea, event,
事实(东西、想法、事件等)本身
Your letter has told me precisely the thing I needed to know.
你的信里正好有我想了解的东西。
Information and messages
the real thing something which is not false or a copy
真事;真品,非赝品
The fire alarm goes off accidentally so often that when it's the real thing (= when it really does happen) nobody will take any notice.
火灾报警器常常瞎响,到时候真的着火时发警报也没有人会注意了。
Reality and truth
the same thing the same
同样的事物
Training isn't the same thing as education.
培训与教育并不一样。
Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
the whole thing everything that has been planned or discussed
一切(计划或讨论过的)事情
Let's call the whole thing off.
此事就此作罢吧。
I want to forget the whole thing.
我想忘掉这一切。
Something, anything, nothing, and everything
above all things more than everything else
比其他任何事情都重要
I value my freedom above all things.
我把自由看得比什么都重要。
Large in number or quantity
in all things in every situation or subject; in everything
在一切事情上;在各种情况下
Be true to yourself in all things.
任何时候都要坚持按自己的想法做。
Expressions used to describe situations
if there's one thing I want to know/find out, etc. said before describing what it is that you especially want to know or discover,
有一件事我想知道(一种措辞,在说明你特别想知道或发现的事情之前说的)
If there's one thing I want to know, it's where he goes on Thursday afternoons.
有一件事我想知道,那就是他每个星期四下午到哪里去了。
(Definition of thing noun (IDEA/EVENT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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