a thing

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Definition of a thing

: anything used in negative statementsI can't see a thing without my glasses on.The guests will be here soon, and I don't have a thing (that is appropriate) to wear.Don't worry about a thing. I'll take care of everything.She doesn't look a thing like her older sister.His new album doesn't sound a thing like his last one.

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“A thing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20thing. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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