Translation of "going" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈɡəʊ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈɡoʊ-/

[ no plural ] how quickly you do something

The traffic was terrible so it was slow going.

[ no plural ] how easy or difficult something is

marcha, progreso
She’s obviously very intelligent, but her lectures are heavy going (= they are difficult to understand).
At first the job was UK hard / US rough going (= difficult), but it’s got easier with time.

[ no plural ] UK the condition of the ground for walking or riding, etc.

After an inch of rain at the racecourse overnight, the going is described as good to soft.
adjective uk /ˈɡəʊ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈɡoʊ-/

UK available or existing

existente, disponible
I wouldn’t trust him if I were you – he’s the biggest crook going (= he’s the most dishonest person that exists).
I don’t suppose there’s any left-over pie going, is there?

(Translation of “going” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)