Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Thing"

The meaning of "Thing" in various phrases and sentences

Q: sure thing ne anlama geliyor?
A: It isn't used very often. It is an old term
Q: You blue the thing off ne anlama geliyor?
A: "You blew the thing off"

Depending on the context, it either means "You made it explode and fall off." or "You blew air at it and it fell off."
Q: We had too much of a good thing. ne anlama geliyor?
A: Too much of a good thing can be bad. For example, the worst thing you can do with your favourite song is listen it it over and over again until you're bored of it.
Q: One thing all this time off had meant was he was in the gym four days a week ne anlama geliyor?
A: We're talking about all the time he had off. Since he had a lot of time off, one thing that happened was that he ended up going to the gym four days a week.
Q: last important thing ne anlama geliyor?
A: The last important thing.. 마지막 중요한 건..
If you have a list of important things, this is the last one.

The only important thing..
(중요한 것은 하나밖에 없단 의미입니다.)

The only last important thing (X)
This makes no sense. If you only have one important thing, then there is no list.

Example sentences using "Thing"

Q: As if there is such a thing. ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: "As if there is such a thing called a Chupacabra"
"As if there is such a thing as a thousand dollar pizza"
Q: Here is the thing. ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: "Here is the thing..." is a starter in which advises the listener that the speaker is going to the main point, conclusion or something big.

Her eyes are beautiful, her hair is silky smooth and her skin is flawless but here's the thing, beneath her face is an ugly personality.
Q: thing ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: A table is a Thing
I have many Things to ask
Things are looking good
Q: one thing let to another ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: did you mean "one thing led to another"?

It's a set phrase to say that a series of events led to a certain (usually surprising) outcome.

One thing led to another and now I'm going on a trip.

After talking with John, one thing led to another and now we are dating.
Q: have a little thing for sb.?/sth.? ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: 1) I had a little thing for Joe (meaning - I liked/had a crush on Joe)

2) I had a little thing for basketball (meaning - I liked/was pretty good at basketball)

3) She has a little thing for hamburgers (meaning - she likes hamburgers enough to point out)

Synonyms of "Thing" and their differences

Q: thing ve stuff arasındaki fark nedir?
A: @BuddyPretty_206 That's a good question!
I'm not 100% sure but i think that it all depends on the context. If I'm talking about a concrete object I would use "thing", like "what is that thing?"; "that heart shaped thing". Instead of "stuff", which i'd use to refer of a not specific thing or things, for instance when you say "there's a lot of old stuff in the attic", "Alice got a lot of books and stuff in her room", "kitchen related stuff".
Maybe is not neccessarily this way but at least is how i use it S: hope it's useful
Q: thing ve stuff arasındaki fark nedir?
A: @Noborio: almost the same. "Thing" refers to one object. "Stuff" usually refers to many objects, or a lot of one object.
Here is a good rule: if you can count it, use "thing", "things", or "stuff". But if you cannot count it, you must use "stuff".
For example: She has a lot of stuff in her backpack. ✔
She has a lot of things in her backpack. ✔
What is the stuff leaking from the pipe? ✔
What are the things leaking from the pipe? ❌ (Grammar is correct, but it doesn't make sense.)
Q: "The important thing is..." ve "A important thing is..." arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "A important thing" is incorrect -- it would be "An important thing."

The important thing = the one single important thing about something. Implies that it is very important.

An important thing = one of multiple important things about something. Not as strong of an implication as the first sentence.
Q: I can't do two thing at a time ve I can't do two things at the same time arasındaki fark nedir?
A: I can't do two things at a time.
I can't do two things at once.
I can't do two things at the same time.
I can't do two things simultaneously.

They all have the same meaning.
Q: The thing is ... ve The point is ... arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Nothing really, it's all about context, in them same context both mean «the important matter» or «what i'm trying to say is...»

Translations of "Thing"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? how do you say if you want some thing from someone ?
A: May I have some, please?
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? that "slimy thing that comes from the nose"
A: Snot? Booger? Mucous?
Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? how do you say the thing in the kitchen to suck the smoke from cooking?
A: Extractor Fan
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? the bright thing in the pic
A: It's still a light.

Lights that are recessed in a ceiling (inside a hole in the ceiling) are sometimes called recessed lights.

But I would just call it a light.
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? thing in the photo
A: Exercise bike.

Other questions about "Thing"

Q: I can't let you do such a thing.

Is this expression natural?
A: Yes, the expression is natural.
Q: please don't puzzle me with strange thing.

Is this expression natural?
A: I think it would be easier to say “please don’t puzzle me with such a strange thing.” Or “please don’t confuse me with strange things.” :) or to make it plural “please don’t puzzle me with strange things.” Other than that, it’s not uncommon to hear it but it’s more common to say “please don’t confuse me.” :)
Q: I’m getting thing on hand so fast bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: × I’m getting thing on hand so fast
✓ I’m getting things on track really fast

I think this might be better.
Q: The thing is you're not cut out to kiss up to him.

Is this expression natural?
A: It sounds natural but would only be used in a very specific situation.
Q: There's only one thing worse than being talked about.

What does "to be talked about" means?
A: Someone talks about you.

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