going

I UK [ˈɡəʊɪŋ] / US [ˈɡoʊɪŋ] noun [uncountable]
1)
a) used for talking about how fast or easily you make progress
slow/heavy going:

The first half of the film is pretty slow going (= is rather boring).

tough/hard going:

It's hard going until you get back onto the path.

good going:

We'd reached London by six o'clock, which was good going.

b) British used about achievements

She now runs her own company, which is pretty good going for a working-class kid.

2) an occasion when someone leaves a place or job permanently

None of us knew the reasons for his going.

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3) the condition of the ground for a horse race

II UK [ˈɡəʊɪŋ] / US [ˈɡoʊɪŋ] adjective [never before noun]
available
the best/biggest etc going:

These are the best tickets going.

See:

English dictionary. 2014.

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