comings and goings

noun

: the activity of people arriving at and leaving a place
He sat in the café watching the comings and goings of the customers.

Examples of comings and goings in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But as Garner was well aware, this milestone was documented by paparazzi camped outside the school to capture photos of the family’s comings and goings — specifically of Affleck and Lopez arriving separately and therefore seeming to provide more evidence of their imminent divorce. Martha Ross, The Mercury News, 14 June 2024 There could be more comings and goings in the next week. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant, 19 Apr. 2024 After all, we can’t all be expected to maintain Jack Sweeney levels of attention to the comings and goings of the internet, so this column is here to catch you up. Kate Lindsay, Vulture, 1 Mar. 2024 King, who has lived in the neighborhood for decades, also seemed to be informed about the comings and goings on the block. Salvador Hernandez, Los Angeles Times, 30 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for comings and goings 

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“Comings and goings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/comings%20and%20goings. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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