very thing

very thing

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.
See also: thing, very
References in classic literature ?
And that is the very thing that alarms me," returned Dantes.
Now when I talk about our people being the most adaptive and flexible, I don't think anywhere of any of the schools that I've attended to include National War College, which I was fortunate enough to stay and be a faculty member to teach this very thing, or at Air Command and Staff College, or Squadron Officers School or the weapons schools of both the Navy and the Air Force that I was fortunate enough to be selected to attend, nowhere in there did it talk about hooking a guy on a horseback with a laptop to a B-52 or a B-1 over the top of northern Afghanistan to strike Taliban and al-Qaida formations without infantry to bear on the problem.
I couldn't be more pleased to see that you have focused on that very thing.
The things that the Christian church can proclaim through the witness of the Bible are the very things that this world does not know how to take very seriously.