3 [countable] a situation, or an event
A funny thing happened to me today.
I think we should just forget the whole thing.
kind/sort of thing: She doesn’t find that kind of thing funny.
be onto a good thing (=in a good situation, job, arrangement etc): We’re onto a good thing working here.
in all things: Above all else, you must be honest in all things.
make a big thing out of something (=behave as if something is more important, serious, dangerous etc than it really is): Don’t make a big thing out of this – I just said I’d be late!
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