Sentence Examples with the word thing

The only thing I'm attracted to is his job offer - and the idea of getting out of this gossipy little town.

When I got to the top of the stairs, they must have been hiding back of the door 'cause the next thing I knew they had a towel over my head and were dragging me into the bathroom.

And the same thing which Cicero's discourse and the note and conceit of the Grecians in their word circle learning do intend.

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In hindsight I believe hindsight is the most useless thing ever.

Robertson asserts (Historical Disquisition concerning Ancient India, p. 227) that the Arabs, Turks and Persians have no original name for the compass, it being called by them Bossola, the Italian name, which shows that the thing signified is foreign to them as well as the word.

When in the Southern Fishery, a captured Sperm Whale, after long and weary toil, is brought alongside late at night, it is not, as a general thing at least, customary to proceed at once to the business of cutting him in.

Now from Philo to Origen we have a long Hellenistic, Jewish and Christian application of that all-embracing allegorism, where one thing stands for another and where no factual details resist resolution into a symbol of religious ideas and forces.

He used to be awake instantly - another indication that this thing with Lori was troubling him deeper than he would admit.

But look ye, Starbuck, what is said in heat, that thing unsays itself.

That is to say, not perceiving that the same thing may be at once like and unlike in different relations, Zeno regarded the attribution to the same thing of likeness and unlikeness as a violation of what was afterwards known as the principle of contradiction; and, finding that plurality entailed these attributions, he inferred its unreality.