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There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?George Borrow
|Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.|
- (RP) IPA: /ˈgəʊɪŋ/, SAMPA: /"g@UIN/
- (GenAm) IPA: /ˈgoʊɪŋ/, SAMPA: /"goUIN/
- help, file
- Hyphenation: go‧ing
- Present participle of go.
- The suitability of ground for advancing.
- The going was very difficult over the ice.
- Figuratively, conditions for advancing in any way.
- Not only weren't the streets paved with gold, but the going was difficult for an immigrant.
Adjectivegoing (not comparable)
- Likely to continue; viable.
- He didn't want to make an unsecured loan to the business because it didn't look like a going concern.
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