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be another thing

To be a separate and very different situation, topic, idea, etc., that has a whole other set of difficulties or problems to consider or contend with. It's all well and good wanting to help your fellow man, but inviting strangers off the street to come live with us is another thing entirely!
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Another thing you are very proud of is the DDOCs, or Deployment Distribution Operation Centers.
Another thing I do all the time is write the ABCs with my feet.
Another thing we did in these past few days in CORONA is to approve a set of space wings.
Another thing I've been thinking of, people I know :hat have the same kind of thing in mind, I thought that if they had a publishing operation, I could be part of it.
One thing automatically calls up another thing. And then that rhyme calls up a third thing to make a kind of chord.
Another thing that makes it easier is an understanding partner and cooperative employers, he added.
Another thing some parishes in our diocese do is the "four minute teaching" before the final blessing.
Another thing that's really interesting about this view of things: What's the operating system in your cell phone?
Teaching these how to do it is another thing. You must commit yourself to practice all these things every day.
Lasky: Another thing that I think works very well, to go along with education, would be more publicity.
PLASTICS TECHNOLOGY: Another thing that has been mentioned is the possibility that the successful custom processor of the future will have to be a multiprocess kind of vendor skilled in different manufacturing disciplines.
We've got another thing we call Joint Warfighting Space.
In the beautifully diagrammatic structure of his house, Vejvi questions how a house acquires meaning as a home, exploring the absence or gap that allows the one thing not to be but to become another thing. The schism, the disconnect between what the thing is made of and what the thing is, is analogous to the schism between house and home.
Another thing nanotechnology meant was the elimination of poverty.
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