have a thing about someone

have a thing about someone
have a thing about (something/someone) 1. to like something or someone very much or to be very interested in them.

I've got a thing about jackets - I must have twenty or so in my wardrobe.

He's got a thing about blondes.

2. to hate something or someone, or to be frightened of them.

Andrew's got a thing about children's TV presenters - he absolutely can't stand them.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • have a thing about something — have a thing about (something/someone) 1. to like something or someone very much or to be very interested in them. I ve got a thing about jackets I must have twenty or so in my wardrobe. He s got a thing about blondes. 2. to hate something or… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a thing about — (something/someone) 1. to like something or someone very much or to be very interested in them. I ve got a thing about jackets I must have twenty or so in my wardrobe. He s got a thing about blondes. 2. to hate something or someone, or to be… …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a thing about — have a thing for/about/informal phrase to have very strong feelings about someone or something, especially feelings that are unusual or unreasonable I have a thing about flying in planes; it scares me. Thesaurus: to feel an emotionsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a thing for — have a thing for/about/informal phrase to have very strong feelings about someone or something, especially feelings that are unusual or unreasonable I have a thing about flying in planes; it scares me. Thesaurus: to feel an emotionsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • thing — [[t]θɪ̱ŋ[/t]] ♦ things 1) N COUNT: usu with supp You can use thing to refer to any object, feature, or event when you cannot, need not, or do not want to refer to it more precisely. What s that thing in the middle of the fountain? Some kind of… …   English dictionary

  • thing — [ θıŋ ] noun count *** ▸ 1 object/item ▸ 2 action/activity ▸ 3 situation/event ▸ 4 fact/condition ▸ 5 aspect of life ▸ 6 idea/information ▸ 7 something not specific ▸ 8 someone/something young you like ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) an object or ITEM. This… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • thing — W1S1 [θıŋ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(idea/action/feeling/fact)¦ 2¦(object)¦ 3¦(situation)¦ 4¦(nothing)¦ 5¦(person/animal)¦ 6¦(make a comment)¦ 7 the thing is 8 the last thing somebody wants/expects/needs etc 9 last thing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • not know the first thing about — To know nothing about • • • Main Entry: ↑first * * * have not the slightest idea about (something) * * * not know the first thing about : to have little or no knowledge about (something or someone) I don t know the first thing about… …   Useful english dictionary

  • thing */*/*/ — UK [θɪŋ] / US noun Word forms thing : singular thing plural things 1) [countable] an object, or an item. This word is used when you cannot or do not want to refer to the object or item in a more specific way What s that thing over there on the… …   English dictionary

  • thing — /TIN/ noun 1 IDEA/ACTION/FEELING/FACT (C) anything that you can think of as a single item, for example an idea, an action, a feeling, or a fact: The important thing is for us to tell the truth. | What a stupid thing to do. | A horrible thing… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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