Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Things"

The meaning of "Things" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does so much things to catch up on! mean?
A: "So many things to catch up on."

"So much to catch up on."

It means there are many things to do.

When these things are done we have caught up.

"Catch up" means to get back on schedule.
Q: What does I dislike being hurried into things. mean?
A: It means you don't like to be rushed into doing things.
If someone asks you repeatedly to decide what you want to do tomorrow, you can reply that "I dislike being hurried into things"

Or if a guy keeps pestering you to be in a relationship you could say that as well.
Q: What does All things considerd mean?
A: All things considered, nevertheless, at any rate, even so, be that as it may.

None of these phrases are particularly formal or colloquial.
Q: What does 30/30 things mean?
A: Is it 30/30, and not 50/50?
50/50 なら half & half (例えば、割り勘。) Hmm..
Q: What does The worse things in life come free to us mean?
A: It means that "bad things happen to us that we do not want to happen to us."

When we want something we usually pay to obtain it. But, here we have the exact opposite! We don't want bad things to happen to us, therefore, we don't pay to have bad things happen to us! In other word, these bad things "come free to us."

I hope that helps! 😄

Example sentences using "Things"

Q: Please show me example sentences with to spruce things up .

My love life is getting boring so I will bring 3 prostitutes to spruce things up.
Q: Please show me example sentences with 6 things you may find in a school supply store

please creative examples for the game I'm developing for a project with poor children.

thank you in advance.
A: Brush – pincel
Crayon – giz de cera
Folder – pasta
Notebook – caderno
Paint – tinta
Ruler – régua
Safety scissors – tesoura sem ponta
Q: Please show me example sentences with 6 things you can buy in a snack bar.

please creative examples for the game I'm developing for a project with poor children.
A: 1. I prefer to have salsa on my nachos rather than cheese.
2. My favorite ingredient in trail mix is pretzels.
3. Would you like ketchup on your hot dog?
4. The hamburgers are more expensive than the corn dogs.
5. The potato chips come as a side with hot dogs.
6. Do you sell buttered popcorn or kettle corn?
Q: Please show me example sentences with throw things out.
A: the person meant that he/she likes to throw out some funny and humorous comments. Throwing funny comments out there, every where lol
You can use it like “Oh by the way, I’m not dating anyone. Just throwing it out there.”
Q: Please show me example sentences with all the things are I need.
A: @tomm: Almost. You can use the phrase " These are all the things I need" if they have already been mentioned. If they have not then you can list them afterwards.

Synonyms of "Things" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between You lose your cool easily when things go wrong and You easily loose your cool when things go wrong ?
A: They mean the same thing, but the first sentence sounds more natural.
Q: What is the difference between Things and stuff and I'll buy some stuff. I'll buy some things! ?
A: Nothing really, they're synonyms. The mean the same thing.
Q: What is the difference between ​​Do all things with love and Do all things get love ?
Well the different is when u say do all things with love
U mean u must do everything with love .... include love emotion
Ex, please clean the car with love .... in lovely way not harsh way
but when u say do all things get love ... u mean it's already include love ... bring love
Like actions that bring love
Ex, let's have vacation and feel the joy... which leads to love in the end

That's what in my mind now
Hope it's enough, if not i can explain more !!
Q: What is the difference between this things and these things ?
A: this is used to singular and these to plural, therefore if things is ever plural you ever use these things
Q: What is the difference between I have a few things I gotta walk over with Claire. and I have a few things I gotta run over with Claire. ?
A: I don't think there's any difference. I think it's more common to hear:
1. I have a few things go over with Claire.
2. I have to walk through a few things with Claire.
3. I have to run through a few things with Claire.

Translations of "Things"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? These things that people use to eat sushi
A: They're called "chopsticks", usually
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? The things in the picture
A: There are many ways to describe the picture:

"There are cut pieces of mango and kiwi in the plastic container, with a toothpick in a mango piece."

"In a plastic container, there are some cut mango pieces and a toothpick on the left side, with cut pieces of kiwi on the right side"

It all depends on what items you want to emphasize.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? these things: (๑乛◡乛๑) ( ・᷄ὢ・᷅ ) ( ´・ᴗ・` )(/ω\)
A: emoticon
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? things that protect you from harms in the event of an accident, such as safety glasses, face sheild, helmet, dust mask,, etc.
A: Yes, it is commonly used. But it would be safety equipment, no s, as equipment is already a plural. ^ ^
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? "Having mates is really going to change things and make a difference."
A: They way you said it is perfectly fine, you can tell from the context that you're talking about friends rather than spouses. Secondly, that definition of the term mate is almost never used when talking about boyfriends or girlfriends. Or spouses or lovers. To me, to call one of these your mate (in the sense of sexual partner) would sound cold and unattached.

Other questions about "Things"

Q: "What do these things" or "What does these things" translate to...

Help me out here y'all, I'm confused!
A: 1) These are sentence fragments, not sentences. They need something else to make sense.
"What do these things do?" "What do these things cost?" What do these things weigh?"
2) "What does these things..." is bad grammar. The subject and verb don't agree. You need to say, "What does this thing do/cost/weigh?"
Does this answer your question? I am not 100% clear on what is confusing you.
Q: There’s a few things versus there are a few things, which is correct?
A: “There’s” is a combination of “there” and “is”.
The difference between “there’s a few things” and “ there are a few things” is the grammar.

“is” is for singular nouns.
“are” is for plural nouns.

For example,
“There is a dog.”
“There are 2 dogs.”

It is not formal to say “There’s a few things.”, because it is grammatically incorrect. but many native english speakers say that sentence out loud, just because we can be lazy or not care so much about being proper all the time. In written language, it is not formal to use apostrophes, so i would just write out “There are a few things.” if you are writing something like a formal essay.

If you are talking with your friends or just texting, you can write/speak “There’s a few things”, because they will know what you’re saying.

but since you are learning the language, just remember and practice using singular nouns with singular verbs, and plural nouns with plural verbs, just so you get used to the correct way of doing it.

Q: Can I use “burdensome” to describe both things and people?

This is a very burdensome task
He is very burdensome or you look burdensome?

Both work?
A: Yes, but more indirectly when it comes to people.

He is burdensome to look at.

You look burdensome with something. Do you have any problem?

Talking to insensitive people is burdensome.

This huge box is burdensome to carry.
Q: I have many things I want to tell someone about, but I can’t. I don’t want his outlook to be pity or sad. I’m only happy because I can endure these feelings and I can hide them.
Is this correct?
A: I would maybe change "sad" to "sadness". Another option is to say "I don't want him to feel pitiful or sad." 'Pitiful' is the adjective/ 'Pity' is the noun. Let me know if you have more questions! :)
Q: I'm glad to know that my mum has got back into things she enjoys but has not done for ages.
Does this sound OK?
A: ‎I'm glad to know that my mum has *got(ten) back* into things *that* she enjoys *since she hasn’t * done *them in* ages.
i think sounds a little better.

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