to-ing and fro-ing


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to-ing and fro-ing

n (esp Brit) → Hin und Her nt
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to-ing and fro-ing

[ˌtuːɪŋənˈfrəʊɪŋ] n (to-ings and fro-ings (pl)) (Brit) → andirivieni m inv
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In the midst of the to-ing and fro-ing, Anastasiades on Tuesday briefed the National Council on the meetings he has had with Lute since Sunday.
But for all of the to-ing and fro-ing, the NHS in our region remains in stasis.
"Three years of frustrating to-ing and fro-ing on Brexit, with no clear political outcome or direction, have deeply eroded confidence and left many of our members in a hole not of their making," said NFUS president Andrew McCornick, announcing the survey results at the Royal Highland Show.
However, after much to-ing and fro-ing a suitable location has been found - and it is hoped it will be open on May 9.
I was chatting to the owners and I was to-ing and fro-ing for a month or so.
Nantes' top goal-getter Sala will join in a PS15m deal after several days of to-ing and fro-ing between the two clubs.
No wonder the to-ing and fro-ing, compromising and posturing, is creating despair and anger, with many voters wishing the whole fiasco would just disappear.
All that to-ing and fro-ing around the world and being paid megabucks to be a clothes horse must be such a burden.
Then started a long series of to-ing and fro-ing to various bureaucrats and their offices but the outcome was zero.
In reality though, our bodies can be put through their paces during the festive rush, with all the to-ing and fro-ing and extra shopping to be done.
After the embarrassing to-ing and fro-ing that characterised the failed negotiations with the seven-strong North East Combined Authority this represents a fresh start.
"I had face-to-face meetings with both managers, Alex Ferguson and Kevin Keegan, and I was to-ing and fro-ing over which club to join.