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the very thing meaning

  "the very thing" in a sentence
  • Precisely what is wanted or needed

  • [American slang]
    Fig. the exact thing that is required.
      The vacuum cleaner is the very thing for cleaning the stairs.
       I have the very thing to remove that stain.

Examples

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  1. i have the very thing for such pains as yours, my dear
  2. you've certainly chosen the very thing i want
  3. these pills are the very thing for your cold
  4. it's the very thing i would love to do myself
  5. but you seek the very thing she does

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