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real thing

something that is genuine and not an imitation. I don't want frozen yogurt, I want the real thing! Yes, ice cream! She hates plastic that looks like wood. She wants the real thing.
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Made up of the three original members, brothers Chris and Eddie Amoo with Dave Smith, The Real Thing perform around the UK and internationally.
We want to give people the real stuff, when they buy a Marie's Dreams product," says Rantajarvi and continues: "Marie is a young American woman who wants to enjoy real things.
After Chris Amoo's brother Eddie joined the band, The Real Thing finally found chart success with the catchy pop soul single You To Me Are Everything which topped the UK singles chart and number 64 on Billboard's Hot 100.
The Real Thing, which performed a mix of soul, disco and funk, were formed in 1972 by Chris Amoo, Dave Smith and Kenny Davis, with Ray Lake and Edward Ankrah joining later.
com Careful you don't mistake these quail ceramic hamster salt and pepper shakers with the real thing.
US-based Iconic Motors, who can now use the AC trademark, say their new AC Roadster is even better than the real thing.
HIT Chen with car and, inset, real thing BARGAIN Dream motor
I subsequently checked with the few half a dozen or so that still serve the real thing and none of them had been approached.
ART: A major retrospective of one of the most revered painters of his generation, Glenn Brown, The Real Thing is the largest exhibition of his life's work to date.
He notes from his readings that recycled plastic lumber requires more energy to produce than processing the real thing and that it some cases, virgin plastic is needed to manufacture products.
The Catholic Church refused to let Howard use the real thing because they said the original movie - which claimed Jesus had children with Mary Magdelene - was "an offence to God".
While construction is being completed on the soaring 33-story glass clad tower at 10 West End Avenue, Apollo Real Estate Advisors and Cambridge Development and Construction decided to create a mirror image of the real thing to serve as their offsite sales center and model apartment at 60 Columbus Circle.
Music is the quintessential gift during the holiday season, and when consumers buy the real thing, everyone wins.
THEY MAY LOOK LIKE THE REAL THING, BUT THEY'RE FAKE.
THE REAL THING became the second northern hemisphere winner for her blue-blooded sire Traditionally in the span of two days, when winning the six-furlong maiden for juveniles at The Curragh on Saturday evening.