2016년 11월 29일 화요일

Dic/ usages/ it's just the thing


It's just one of those things.

Said of an unpleasant happening, etc. one cannot account for or do anything to prevent: 
  • Now, my wife is a terrible snorer. It's just one of those things.

It's just the thing.
that's exactly what one wants or needs:
  • Would this be suitable, madam? Yes, it's just the thing.

─ Note: The expression does not correlate in meaning with the phrase that's the thingthat's the point; that is indeed the reason:
  • We've not got enough money to buy a house. That's the thing─they cost such a  lot of money, don't they


CF. http://getintoenglish.com/english-phrase-thats-the-thing/

CF. http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=that%27s+the+thing

CF. http://ell.stackexchange.com/questions/15401/what-does-thing-mean-in-this-is-the-thing

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