the thing with/about

Definition of the thing with/about

:an important characteristic to know about (someone or something)
  • The thing with/about him is that he is not reliable.

Word by Word Definitions

thing play
  1. : an object or entity not precisely designated or capable of being designated

  2. : an inanimate object distinguished from a living being

  3. : a separate and distinct individual quality, fact, idea, or usually entity


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