Meaning of “doing” in the English Dictionary

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"doing" in British English

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uk /ˈduː.ɪŋ/ 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 marathon takes some/a lot of doing.
doings [ plural ] UK

someone's activities:

The doings of the British royal family have always been of interest to the media.

(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)

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