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  • 1 if you want a thing done well, do it yourself — Very similar to if you would be well served, serve yourself. 1541 M. COVERDALE tr. H. Bullinger’s Christian State of Matrimony xix. If thou wilt prospere, then loke to euery thynge thyne owne self. 1616 T. DRAXE Adages 163 If a man will haue his… …

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  • 2 done with — adjective having no further concern with (Freq. 1) he was through with school and he was through with family John Dos Passos done with gambling done with drinking • Syn: ↑through with • Similar to: ↑finishe …

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  • 3 thing — Synonyms and related words: accomplished fact, accomplishment, achievement, act, acta, action, activities, activity, adventure, affair, affairs, affection, affinity, an existence, apparatus, apparel, area, article, artifact, aspect, attire,… …

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  • 4 thing — see if a thing’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well all good things must come to an end all things are possible with God all things come to those who wait bad things come in threes the best things come in small packages …

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  • 5 thing — W1S1 [θıŋ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(idea/action/feeling/fact)¦ 2¦(object)¦ 3¦(situation)¦ 4¦(nothing)¦ 5¦(person/animal)¦ 6¦(make a comment)¦ 7 the thing is 8 the last thing somebody wants/expects/needs etc 9 last thing …

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  • 6 thing — thing1 [thiŋ] n. [ME < OE, council, court, controversy, akin to Ger ding, ON thing (orig. sense, “public assembly,” hence, “subject of discussion, matter, thing”) < IE * tenk , to stretch, period of time < base * ten , to stretch >… …

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  • 7 thing — [ θıŋ ] noun count *** ▸ 1 object/item ▸ 2 action/activity ▸ 3 situation/event ▸ 4 fact/condition ▸ 5 aspect of life ▸ 6 idea/information ▸ 7 something not specific ▸ 8 someone/something young you like ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) an object or ITEM. This… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 done — past participle of DO(Cf. ↑doer). ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of food) cooked thoroughly. 2) no longer happening or existing. 3) informal socially acceptable: the done thing. ► EXCLAMATION ▪ (in response to an offer) accepted. ● …

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  • 9 Done With Mirrors — Album par Aerosmith Sortie Novembre 1985 Enregistrement 1985 Durée 35min44s Genre(s) Hard rock …

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  • 10 thing — /TIN/ noun 1 IDEA/ACTION/FEELING/FACT (C) anything that you can think of as a single item, for example an idea, an action, a feeling, or a fact: The important thing is for us to tell the truth. | What a stupid thing to do. | A horrible thing… …

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  • 11 thing — noun 1 used instead of the name of an object ADJECTIVE ▪ basic, essential ▪ I need to buy a few basic things like bread and milk. VERB + THING ▪ make ▪ He make …

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  • 12 done — I UK [dʌn] / US adjective [not usually before noun] * finished doing something or using something I m nearly done. As soon as I ve done I m going home. done with: Are you done with that pen? a) if a job is done, it has been finished That s the… …

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  • 13 thing — [[t]θɪ̱ŋ[/t]] ♦ things 1) N COUNT: usu with supp You can use thing to refer to any object, feature, or event when you cannot, need not, or do not want to refer to it more precisely. What s that thing in the middle of the fountain? Some kind of… …

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  • 14 thing */*/*/ — UK [θɪŋ] / US noun Word forms thing : singular thing plural things 1) [countable] an object, or an item. This word is used when you cannot or do not want to refer to the object or item in a more specific way What s that thing over there on the… …

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  • 15 done — done1 [ dʌn ] 1. ) the past participle of do1 2. ) used by some people instead of did, for example in sentences such as He done it last week. This use is not considered correct. a ) SPOKEN used by some people as an auxiliary verb for saying that… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 done — 1 the past participle of do 1 2 adjective (not before noun, no comparative) 1 FINISHED finished or completed: The job s nearly done. | As soon as I m done I ll give you a call. | over and done with (=completely finished): I ll be glad when this… …

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  • 17 thing — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. affair, matter, circumstance; deed, act, occurrence; entity, person; possession, belonging, chattel; item, object, detail, article. See substance. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An object] Syn. article,… …

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  • 18 done — [[t]dʌn[/t]] v. 1) fun pp. of do I 2) dial. sts Nonstandard. a pt. of do I 3) dial. Southern U.S. Nonstandard. (used often with a principal verb in the past tense to indicate completed action): I done told you[/ex] 4) use a) finished; completed;… …

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  • 19 done — done1 [dʌn] the past participle of ↑do done 2 done2 adj [not before noun, no comparative] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(finished)¦ 2¦(cooked)¦ 3 be done for 4 done in 5 be done 6 be done with it 7 be done …

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  • 20 thing — /θɪŋ / (say thing) noun 1. a material object without life or consciousness; an inanimate object. 2. some entity, object, or creature which is not or cannot be specifically designated or precisely described: the stick had a brass thing on it. 3.… …

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