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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.

doing

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

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

doing

noun
Something done:
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

doing

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

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)

doing

[ˈduːɪŋ] n this is your doingè opera tua!, sei stato tu!
that takes some doing → non è una cosa facile
References in classic literature ?
Beth said nothing, but wiped away her tears with the blue army sock and began to knit with all her might, losing no time in doing the duty that lay nearest her, while she resolved in her quiet little soul to be all that Father hoped to find her when the year brought round the happy coming home.
asked Jo, delighted with the fancy which lent a little romance to the very dull task of doing her duty.
Listlessly she went about the disorderly old hotel looking at the faded wall-paper and the ragged carpets and, when she was able to be about, doing the work of a chambermaid among beds soiled by the slumbers of fat traveling men.
George Willard had a habit of talking aloud to himself and to hear him doing so had always given his mother a peculiar pleasure.
Later, when I knew her, she was always doing something unexpected.
Five percent said the country is doing very well, while 38 percent said it is doing fairly well.
But after approaching 25 years of doing we now have ASIMO - the most advanced humanoid robot in the world - which can run, talk, climb stairs, kick a football and recognise faces.
Lots of doing to work towards the big do of zero waste to landfill by 2010 - a target hit in Honda's Japanese plants in 2000 - through such genius as recycling incineration ash to make cement.
But after approaching 25 years of doing, we now have ASIMO - the most advanced humanoid robot in the world - which can run, talk, climb stairs, kick a football and recognise faces.
I'm not opposed to doing it, but I'm not going to set out on a mission to do the loop.
I was doing very well, thank you, before "Lawrence of Arabia.
Preaching that inspires this kind of faith will be less about what we ought and ought not do with our holiday season and more about what God in Christ has done, is doing, and will do.