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Словосочетания со словом thing

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splash out on something
splurge on something
Потратить большую сумму денег на покупку чего-либо, раскошелиться.
We had to splash out on our boss’ birthday present.
Нам пришлось раскошелиться на подарок начальнику на день рождения.
He decided to give his family a present and splurged on a vacation by the ocean.
Он решил сделать семье подарок и разорился на отпуск у океана.
start something
To make trouble; cause a quarrel or fight.
John is always starting something.
Jack likes to play tricks on the other boys to start something.
Compare:
make something of
stop at nothing
To be unscrupulous.
Al will stop at nothing to get Nancy to go out with him.
sure thing
Something sure to happen; something about which there is no doubt.
It's no fun betting on a sure thing.
Of course; certainly.
Sure thing, I'll be glad to do it for you.
Compare:
for suresure enough
tell a thing or two
To tell in plain or angry words; scold.
When John complained about the hard work, his father told him a thing or two.
If Bert thinks he would like to join the army, I'll tell him a thing or two that will make him change his mind.
Compare:
bawl outgive a piece of one#*#s mindtell offthing or two
there is nothing to it
Informal way to say, "It is easy."
Cooking stir-fried Chinese food is really not difficult at all; in fact, there's nothing to it.
thing or two
Facts not generally known, or not known to the hearer or reader; unusual or important information.
Mary told Joan a thing or two about Betty's real feelings.
A lot; much.
Bob knows a thing or two about sailing.
Compare:
tell a thing or two
think nothing of it
Used as a courteous phrase in replying to thanks.
"Thank you very much for your help." "Think nothing of it."