doing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “doing” in the English Dictionary

"doing" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈduː.ɪŋ/

doing noun (ACTION)

be sb's doing [U] to be done or ​caused by someone: Is this ​your doing? (= Did you do this?) It was not my doing.
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take some doing [U] to be ​difficult to do and need a lot of ​effort: Running a ​marathontakes some/a lot of doing.doings [plural] UK someone's ​activities: The doings of the British ​royalfamily have always been of ​interest to the ​media.

doing noun (THING)

doings [C] (plural doings) UK informal anything, ​especially a ​smallobject, whose ​name you have ​forgotten or do not ​know: I'm ​looking for a doings to ​hold up a ​curtainrail that's ​fallen down.
(Definition of doing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"doing" in American English

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doingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈdu·ɪŋ/
the ​act of causing something to ​happen by taking ​action: It was none of my doing.
(Definition of doing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “doing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 行为…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行爲…
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