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do·ing

 (do͞o′ĭng)
n.
1. Performance of an act: a job not worth the doing.
2. doings
a. Activities that go on every day: "A motley crew they are, their doings as dark as they are ludicrous" (John Simon).
b. Social events and activities.
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doing

(ˈduːɪŋ)
n
1. an action or the performance of an action: whose doing is this?.
2. informal a beating or castigation
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do•ing

(ˈdu ɪŋ)

n.
1. performance; execution.
2. doings, deeds; proceedings; events.
[1275–1325]
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doing

noun
1. carrying out or through, performance, execution, implementation Nothing deflates impossibility like the doing of it.
2. handiwork, act, action, achievement, exploit, deed It was all her doing.
plural noun
1. deeds, actions, exploits, concerns, events, affairs, happenings, proceedings, transactions, dealings, goings-on (informal) the everyday doings of a group of schoolchildren
2. gizmo, thing, whatnot, whatsit, thingummy, doodah, what-d'you-call-it, thingamajig, oojamaflip, thingamabob, what's-it's-name all the `doings' of a modern kitchen
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doing

noun
Something done:
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Translations

doing

[ˈduːɪŋ] N
1. this is your doingesto es cosa tuya
it was none of my doingyo no he tenido nada que ver
it will take a lot of or some doingva a ser muy difícil hacerlo, costará mucho hacerlo
that takes some doing!¡eso no es nada fácil!
see also nothing A
2. doings (= activities) → actividades fpl; (= actions) → acciones fpl; (= happenings) → sucesos mpl
he recounted the day's doingshizo recuento de las actividades del día
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doing

[ˈduːɪŋ] n
this is your doing (= you are responsible for this) → c'est vous qui avez fait cela
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doing

n
Tun nt; this is your doingdas ist dein Werk; it was none of my doingich hatte nichts damit zu tun; that takes some doingda gehört (schon) etwas dazu; there is a difference between doing and sayingzwischen Taten und Worten besteht ein Unterschied
doings pl (inf)Handlungen pl, → Taten pl
doings pl (inf Brit: = thing) → Dingsbums nt (inf)
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doing

[ˈduːɪŋ] n this is your doingè opera tua!, sei stato tu!
that takes some doing → non è una cosa facile
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References in periodicals archive ?
"If I am doing nothing, I like to be doing nothing to some purpose.
"I think about what I could be doing now as a 24-year-old and compare it to what I am doing currently," he said.
"If I hadn't lost my sight and had renal problems, I would not be doing what I am doing now.