a special situation
this thing has got to end
it is a remarkable thing
how could you do such a thing?
how does this thing work?
a funny thing happened on the way to the...
a statement regarded as an object
to say the same thing in other terms
how can you say such a thing?
any attribute or quality considered as having its own existence
the thing I like about her is ...
a special abstraction
a thing of the spirit
things of the heart
a vaguely specified concern
things are going well
an entity that is not named specifically
I couldn't tell what the thing was
a special objective
the thing is to stay in bounds
a persistent illogical feeling of desire or aversion
he has a thing about seafood
she has a thing about him
a separate and self-contained entity