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going

[ goh-ing ]
/ ˈgoʊ ɪŋ /
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noun

adjective

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Idioms for going

Origin of going

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at go1, -ing1, -ing2
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British Dictionary definitions for going

going
/ (ˈɡəʊɪŋ) /

noun

a departure or farewell
the condition of a surface such as a road or field with regard to walking, riding, etcmuddy going
informal speed, progress, etcwe made good going on the trip

adjective

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