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Meaning of "the real thing" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THE REAL THING

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THE REAL THING

the Raj
the Ram
the Rand
the raw
the readies
the ready
the real
the real deal
the Red Brigades
the Red Flag
the Red Planet
The Redeemer
the Reef
the Regency
the Renaissance
the renosterveld
the Repeal
the Resistance
the rest
the reverse of

WORDS THAT END LIKE THE REAL THING

anything
bathing
be on to a good thing
breathing
clothing
everything
first thing
fishing
get down on something
know-nothing
last thing
nothing
something
soothing
sunbathing
teething
the first thing
the other thing
the thing
thing
Worthing

Synonyms and antonyms of the real thing in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «the real thing» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THE REAL THING

Find out the translation of the real thing to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of the real thing from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «the real thing» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

真实的东西
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

la cosa real
570 millions of speakers

English

the real thing
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

असली बात
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الشيء الحقيقي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

реальная вещь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

a coisa real
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আসল জিনিস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la chose réelle
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perkara sebenar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

die reale Sache
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

本物
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

진짜
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing bab nyata
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thật
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உண்மையான விஷயம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खरी गोष्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

asıl şey
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

la cosa reale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prawdziwa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

реальна річ
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un lucru real
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

το πραγματικό πράγμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

die ware jakob
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

den äkta varan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

the real thing
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of the real thing

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THE REAL THING»

The term «the real thing» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.137 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THE REAL THING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «the real thing» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «the real thing» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about the real thing

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10 QUOTES WITH «THE REAL THING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word the real thing.
1
Michael Bolton
No matter how great we get with digital formats of instrumentation, nothing really quite duplicates the real thing.
2
Aaron Carter
I want to be a real artist to consumers. I want to be the real thing for them.
3
Alan Clark
They're just actors. I much prefer the real thing!
4
Leonard Cohen
Out of the thousands who are known or who want to be known as poets, maybe one or two are genuine and the rest are fakes, hanging around the sacred precincts, trying to look like the real thing.
5
Jackie Collins
I write about the American dream: if you set your mind to do something, you can do it. My fans know they're getting the real thing.
6
Paul Dano
Sometimes we fall in love with the idea of a person and have trouble seeing the real thing.
7
Natalie Dormer
I've always been a history lover. I've spent a lot of recreational time walking around historical castles and estates, in Britain and Europe, and so I know what the real thing looks like.
8
Robert Evans
I didn't want to see George Hamilton playing me, I wanted the real thing.
9
Antonia Fraser
I can't read historical fiction because I find the real thing so much more interesting.
10
Ronnie Hawkins
I don't know who's left to hear us. But if there are people who want the real thing, we've got it. My band rocks, and I plan to keep doing it 'till nobody shows up to see it anymore.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THE REAL THING»

Discover the use of the real thing in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to the real thing and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Real Thing
What happens when a pretend boyfriend wants more than make-believe? Find out in this Westmoreland novel from New York Times bestselling author Brenda Jackson!
Brenda Jackson, 2014
2
The Real Thing
An omnibus edition featuring two classic tales of romantic suspense from the popular author of Elusive and Enchanted features two long out-of-print novels, first published more than ten years earlier, Enemy Mine and The Haviland Touch, ...
Kay Hooper, 2004
3
Until The Real Thing Comes Along
In the meantime she must content herself with waiting - until the real thing comes along.
Berg, Elizabeth Berg, 2013
4
The Real Real Thing: The Model in the Mirror of Art
A masterly performance by a penetrating, inquisitive mind, The Real Real Thing is that rarest of books, one whose provocations and inspirations will inspire readers to take a new—and nuanced—look at the world around them.
Wendy Steiner, 2010
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The Real Thing: Testimonial Discourse and Latin America
The essays in The Real Thing analyze the testimonio, its history, and its place in contemporary consciousness.
Georg M. Gugelberger, 1996
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The Real Thing: Imitation and Authenticity in American ...
Examines the relationship between technology and culture around the turn of the century and considers the influence of the age of technology on photography, literature, and material culture This book is a perceptive examination of the ...
Miles Orvell, 1989
7
The Real Thing
This perfectly wrought little tale of a painter struggling with his muse brings together a number of the most important themes that renowned American writer Henry James returned to again and again in his work -- the difficulty of artistic ...
Henry James, 2011
8
The Real Thing
Soon she's an intimate part of the very story she came to write. But when the line between personal and professional gets blurred, it can be difficult to see when you've found the real thing. . .
J.J. Murray, 2013
9
Pop: Truth and Power at the Coca-Cola Company
There is an entirely new chapter for this paperback edition, covering the recent Dasani debacle and events since the hardback published in February 2004.
Constance L. Hays, 2005
10
The Real Thing
Only three people in the entire world know the secret formula for Coca-Cola.
Brian Falkner, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THE REAL THING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term the real thing is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rafa Benitez sees the Real thing in 4-1 win over Manchester City
Real Madrid completed their pre-season tour of Australia with a crushing 4-1 friendly win over Manchester City in front of a record football crowd of 99,382 at the ... «Glasgow Evening Times, Jul 15»
2
The Real thing: how Cristiano Ronaldo won Melbourne's heart in a …
Okay, Real Madrid are a special case. The Spanish club is perhaps the single biggest brand in world sport, so it can be expected to make a splash and attract ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
3
Hear 11 Faith No More Rarities From 'The Real Thing' Deluxe Reissue
Amazingly, the group's most popular record, The Real Thing, didn't even appear on the Top 200 when it was released in June 1989, only entering the chart the ... «RollingStone.com, Jun 15»
4
Faith No More to Release Deluxe Reissues of 'The Real Thing' and …
Rhino has just announced plans to release expanded, double-disc reissues of two classic Faith No More albums: 1989′s The Real Thing and 1992′s Angel ... «Diffuser.fm, Apr 15»
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Faith No More to Reissue 'The Real Thing' and 'Angel Dust' Albums
The Real Thing and Angel Dust will return on June 9. The two-disc editions will include the original album and a second rarities disc. See the track listings below ... «Loudwire, Apr 15»
6
Christina Aguilera Goes Country: Listen To “The Real Thing” From …
Her latest song, titled “The Real Thing,” is from an upcoming episode of ABC's Nashville — which the diva previously teased last week. Now the full version has ... «Idolator: All About The Music, Apr 15»
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Review: Long Beach Playhouse's 'The Real Thing' is muddled with …
From left, Noah Wagner as Henry, Louisa Dienst as Charlotte, Sean Hesketh as Max and Loren McJannett-Taylor as Annie star in Long Beach Playhouse's "The ... «Long Beach Press Telegram, Mar 15»
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Pittsburgh police warn of toy guns that look like the real thing
An orange tip is generally required on these guns to differentiate them from the real thing, but none confiscated Friday — some of which were equipped with ... «Tribune-Review, Jan 15»
9
THE REAL THING, Starring Ewan McGregor & Maggie Gyllenhaal …
The Real Thing returned to Broadway in a stirring and sensual new production. This Tony Award-winning play by Tom Stoppard (The Coast of Utopia, Arcadia) ... «Broadway World, Jan 15»
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Broadway Review: 'The Real Thing' with Ewan McGregor
Roundabout rounded up name players for this revival of “The Real Thing,” Tom Stoppard's meditation on the vagaries of love and the elusive nature of reality. «Variety, Oct 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. The real thing [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/the-real-thing>. Oct 2020 ».
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