action; performance; execution: Your misfortune is not of my doing.
doings, deeds; proceedings; happenings; events.
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How to use doing in a sentence
If anything the work the two cops and the maintenance guy were doing deserves more respect and probably helped a lot more people.
I wonder what that lady is doing now, and if she knows what she set in motion with Archer?‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS | Marlow Stern | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
I don't know why or who's doing it, but it's the legacy…and it's a legacy that is so important to the culture.
And then I met him before I started doing the impression of him when he was a guest on SNL for a moment.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness | Marlow Stern | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
That video of you doing all the New York impressions went viral.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness | Marlow Stern | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.Checkmate | Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
He is perplexed and hindered by the lack of soldiers, but is doing his best with his small forces.
They ranged from moving trunks to cleaning cisterns, and, by grace of all of them, Sim was doing very well.The Bondboy | George W. (George Washington) Ogden
We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.Children's Ways | James Sully
While they were doing this, he assembled the officers around him, and the meaning of our night march was explained to us.
British Dictionary definitions for doing
an action or the performance of an action: whose doing is this?
informal a beating or castigation
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