Debris in the street made the going difficult.
The going got better as we neared the town.
She wrote four books in two years, and that's pretty good going by any standards! Adjective
He's the best novelist going.
what's the going price for a good used washing machine?
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Palestinian statehood is something that Biden rarely addressed in the early going of his administration.—Aamer Madhani, Fortune, 29 Oct. 2023 An integral part of the Harlem Renaissance, most scholars today would probably not dispute that Schomburg would be horrified by the current goings on around teaching African American history.—Rayna Reid Rayford, Essence, 21 Sep. 2023 But even with its Western arsenal, the going has been slow and costly, raising questions about how far the Ukrainians can go.—Constant Méheut, New York Times, 28 Aug. 2023 Calming presence In the early going, after one of the fights, the Patriots coaching staff drew the defense together.—Christopher Price, BostonGlobe.com, 17 Aug. 2023 Move the chains Speaking of the rushing attack, Utah wants to get its own going.—Aaron Falk, The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 Sep. 2023 Northern Illinois wasn’t much better offensively in the early going, but Antario Brown hauled in a 7-yard touchdown pass to put the Huskies ahead with 2:44 left in the half.—Trevor Hass, BostonGlobe.com, 2 Sep. 2023 In fact, the team's road look was the talk of social media before and during the early going of the Cardinals' 18-17 win over the Vikings.—Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 30 Aug. 2023 The early going was smoother for Erin Mauch, a White English teacher, who worked to create assignments that could be completed in multiple ways.—Laura Meckler, Washington Post, 16 Aug. 2023
Mix and match earth tones, and lay pillows flat for a super easy-going, effortless look.—Angela Belt, House Beautiful, 23 Jan. 2023 Additional statements by Musk and Tesla reinforced the false impression given by Musk's going-private claim, the lead plaintiff says.—Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, 13 Jan. 2023 Even though the progress is slow-going, every step forward is celebrated.—Dallas News, 2 May 2022 And the easy-going, grayscale elegance is proof that taking a minimalist approach can result in a unique and quirky space without overpowering the eye.—Amanda Sims Clifford, House Beautiful, 19 Dec. 2022 Tonalea is good with other cats and is easy-going, a sweet girl who will make a lovely pet.—The Republic, The Arizona Republic, 9 Dec. 2022 Knitted ties match well with more easy-going outfits, especially if they’re made from a textured wool, so keep these for more relaxed settings.—Christian Gollayan, Men's Health, 29 Nov. 2022 Stewart’s easy-going style that belies the drive beneath his big, easy smile.—The Indianapolis Star, 17 Nov. 2022 An easy-going, effortless-looking option that compliments a relaxed environment, creating a warm and welcoming ambiance similar to a beach cabana.—Belle Duchene, Better Homes & Gardens, 28 Oct. 2022 See More
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