He said Murray was screaming while he was performing the CPR.
But I like performing and I like entertaining and making people feel good.
ACME has a mousetrap division that is not performing very well.
It depends on Obama running as good a campaign as he did last time and performing as well in debates.
The film, silent and seven minutes in length, featured cabaret star Louise Willy performing a sultry striptease.
In performing this service one of her officers was wounded by a party of guerillas.
In performing this action she left her hand on the table for an instant.
Not a moment did he then lose in performing what he deemed his two great duties under the circumstances.
I have spoken of the best time for performing this operation.
There was a mountebank conjurer seated on a table, performing all sorts of wonders before a gaping crowd.
c.1300, "carry into effect, fulfill, discharge," via Anglo-French performer, altered (by influence of Old French forme "form") from Old French parfornir "to do, carry out, finish, accomplish," from par- "completely" (see per-) + fornir "to provide" (see furnish).
Theatrical/musical sense is from c.1600. The verb was used with wider senses in Middle English than now, including "to make, construct; produce, bring about;" also "come true" (of dreams), and to performen muche time was "to live long." Related: Performed; performing.
To do a sex act; function sexually: She didn't love him, but liked the way he performed (1916+)