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thing

noun (OBJECT)
物品
 
 
/θɪŋ/
[C] used to refer in an approximate way to an object or to avoid naming it
物,東西
What's that thing over there?
那邊的是甚麼東西?
There are some nice things in the shops this summer.
今年夏天商店裡有些好東西。
I don't eat sweet things (= sweet food).
我不吃甜食。
How does this damn thing work?
這鬼東西怎麼用?
Objects - general words
things [plural] your possessions or a particular set of your possessions
財產;(個人的)所有物,用具
All their things were destroyed in the fire.
他們的所有東西都被大火燒掉了。
Bring your swimming things if the weather's nice.
如果天氣好,帶上你的游泳用品。
Belongings and possessions
a particular set of objects
成套物品
Let me help you clear away the tea things (= cups, plates, etc. that are used for having tea).
我來幫你收拾茶具。
Things needed for a task
(Definition of thing noun (OBJECT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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