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.


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  1. these goods are the very thing the countryside needs.
  2. that 's the very thing!
  3. education is the very thing that we want to receive
  4. but money was the very thing i didn't have
  5. salt water s the very thing for those little knocks

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