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  • thing — noun 1 used instead of the name of an object ADJECTIVE ▪ basic, essential ▪ I need to buy a few basic things like bread and milk. VERB + THING ▪ make ▪ He make …   Collocations dictionary

  • usual - usually — ◊ usual Usual is used to describe the thing that happens most often, or that is done or used most often, in a particular situation. They are not taking the usual amount of exercise. He sat in his usual chair. The machine started with its usual… …   Useful english dictionary

  • usual — [yo͞o′zhə wəl, yo͞ozh′wəl] adj. [ME < MFr < LL usualis < L usus: see USE] such as is in common or ordinary use; such as is most often seen, heard, used, etc.; common; ordinary; customary SYN. NORMAL as usual in the usual way usually adv …   English World dictionary

  • Usual — U su*al, a. [L. usualis, from usus use: cf. F. usuel. See {Use}, n.] Such as is in common use; such as occurs in ordinary practice, or in the ordinary course of events; customary; ordinary; habitual; common. [1913 Webster] Consultation with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • usual — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ habitually or typically occurring or done. ► NOUN informal 1) the drink someone habitually prefers. 2) the thing which is typically done or present. DERIVATIVES usually adverb. ORIGIN Latin usualis, from usus a use …   English terms dictionary

  • Thing (comics) — Infobox comics character character name=The Thing converted=y caption=Descript cvr art|The Thing|3|1|Jan, 2006Art by Andrea Di Vito. publisher=Marvel Comics debut= The Fantastic Four #1 (Nov 1961) creators=Stan Lee Jack Kirby alter ego=Benjamin… …   Wikipedia

  • usual — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ become ADVERB ▪ quite (esp. BrE), very (esp. AmE) ▪ Don t worry it s quite usual to have a few problems at first …   Collocations dictionary

  • usual — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. customary, accustomed, habitual, ordinary, wonted, normal, regular, everyday; traditional. See habit, conformity. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Ordinary] Syn. general, frequent, normal; see common 1 ,… …   English dictionary for students

  • thing — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. affair, matter, circumstance; deed, act, occurrence; entity, person; possession, belonging, chattel; item, object, detail, article. See substance. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An object] Syn. article,… …   English dictionary for students

  • usual —    A common oversight in newspapers, no doubt attributable to haste, is telling readers twice in a sentence that a thing is customary. Both of the following are from The New York Times: The usual procedure normally involved getting eyewitness… …   Dictionary of troublesome word

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