Origin of gong
OTHER WORDS FROM gonggonglike, adjective
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How to use gong in a sentence
A gong at the center of the display rings every 15 minutes, representing the frequency of deaths from gun violence in America.An art project visualizes the toll of gun violence with 200,000 origami boxes|Justin Jouvenal|October 16, 2021|Washington Post
None of the immune response … We had to get fluids into those cats or they were gong to die.Delta variant nearly killed a lion during National Zoo’s covid outbreak|Michael Ruane|October 8, 2021|Washington Post
At first glance, it might sound like a New Age concept, but those who have been privy to the sound of bells in Hindu temples or gongs in Buddhist monasteries will know it’s rooted in ancient practices.
The Best Documentary Feature gong for My Octopus Teacher at this year’s Academy Awards has been seen by many critics as the type of underdog story Oscar loves.Oscar-winning “My Octopus Teacher” is a complicated success for South Africa|Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk|May 3, 2021|Quartz
But it was a real gong and it came with a nice ribbon and a letter from the Queen.
“Nobody wins when there is so much shame or guilt around the topic,” says Tina Gong.
China in the limelight with its magic act making Uighurs, dissidents, Falun Gong and weibo blogs disappear without a trace.
In 2011, the wires were clogged with stories of a potential Peace Prize gong for Julian Assange.
Wardens and guards with names like Interrogator Wu and Officer Gong deprived the prisoners they hated of meat.
Almost coincident with the last stroke came the sweeter note of a silver gong from somewhere close at hand.Dope|Sax Rohmer
Close to the veranda stood a big night-gong, never used except for flood, or fire in the village.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Maud Barrington's face had grown very colorless, but she said nothing, and her aunt rose and raised the hammer of a gong.Winston of the Prairie|Harold Bindloss
So it happened that this was the main thought in his mind when the starter's gong sounded and the racers shot away down the track.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
Return to your seat when the gong sounds the recall, that you may not disturb others after the next act commences.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley