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Pronunciation: /θɪŋ/

Translation of thing in French:


  • 1 (object) chose (f), truc (m) [fam]; (action, task, event) chose (f) the best thing (to do) would be to go and see her le mieux serait d'aller la voir I couldn't hear a thing (that) he said je n'ai rien entendu de ce qu'il a dit the thing is, (that)… ce qu'il y a, c'est que… the only thing is,… la seule chose, c'est que…
  • 2 (person, animal) she's a pretty little thing c'est une jolie petite fille you lucky thing! [fam] veinard/-e! [fam]

npl (things)

  • 1 (personal belongings, equipment) affaires (fpl)


for one thing… (and) for another thing…

premièrement… et deuxièmement…

I must be seeing things!

je dois avoir des visions!

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