Translation of "thing" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun (IDEA/EVENT) 想法/事件 uk us /θɪŋ/

[ C ] used to refer in an approximate way to an idea, subject, event, action,

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。”
the thing [ C ]

the exact fact, object, idea, event,

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。
the real thing

something which is not false or a copy

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。
the same thing

the same

Training isn't the same thing as education. 培训与教育并不一样。
the whole thing

everything that has been planned or discussed

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。
above all things

more than everything else

I value my freedom above all things. 我把自由看得比什么都重要。
in all things

in every situation or subject; in everything

Be true to yourself in all things. 任何时候都要坚持按自己的想法做。
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,

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。

(Translation of “thing noun (IDEA/EVENT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)