Doing in a sentence

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Definition of Doing

  • Anything done; a deed; an action good or bad; hence, in the plural, conduct; behavior. See Do.

How to use doing in a sentence. Doing pronunciation.

Thee didst frighten all who knew thee with thy doings that mad midsummer time.
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He could little imagine Foorgat doing this from mere courtesy; he could not imagine any woman, save one wholly sophisticated, or one entirely innocent, trusting herself with him-and in such a place.
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Yet he appeared to be casually doing a trivial and necessary act.
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Say, let me black your boots while you're doing it, will you?
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But if thee has thought that I have repented doing what I did, let that pass for ever from your mind.
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He had taken his place, and by so doing had placed his life in danger.
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In so doing, he damns the stage and plays by excerpts, usually brief ones, containing objectionable phrases.
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This is the Opinion, _Madam_, of that Excellent Man: and, one would think, it should put those Persons who are the Encouragers of Plays, and the Frequenters of them, when they read it, upon an Enquiry, What it is they are doing?
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There was nothing doing in the district-no mining-no milling -no productive effort-no income-and not enough money in the entire camp to buy a corner lot in an eastern village, hardly; and yet a stranger would have supposed he was walking among bloated millionaires.
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And when her Paramour cou'd not come to her, by reason of Business, she then sent to the Bawd, who provided her a Stallion to supply his place, which she paid for doing her Drudgery, with his Money.
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For some take as much delight in seeing as in doing: My House goes under the Notion of being Let out in Lodgings, and every Gentlewoman than is enter'd, has her Picture drawn, which hangs up in the Dining Room; where when Gentlemen come, they chuse which Person they please by the Picture; and for a Guinea paid to me, they are admitted to her, with whom they make what Bargain they can agree upon.
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It was a plain, formal letter, giving a brief account of his doings in Ireland, and making a request that Louise would meet him, if possible, on Streatham Common, at three o'clock on Saturday afternoon.
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Doing her best to fascinate Mr. Bilton, she felt a slight disappointment at her inability to engross his attention, and at the civil friendliness which he thought a sufficient reply to her gay sallies.
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Oh what sweet letters mother does write!-"That was when dada went and asked him about his intentions, as he couldn't help doing, because Cissy is fretting so.
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Now just take heed of what you're doing, Lou.
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I'm doing pretty well, and likely, as far as I can see, to do better.
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They're making a mystery, d'you see, of Lou leaving 'ome and going off to live with strangers; and Cissy's been doing her best to make people think there's something wrong-the spiteful creature!
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They were simply doing what Sanin told them they ought to do; and having decided that he was right, they immediately put his theories into practice.
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In doing this, he added an immortal character to the world's literature.
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Hardly one of the novelists of our age, beginning with Dickens and ending with George Sand and Spielhagen, has succeeded in doing it so compactly and tersely, with such an absence of the DIDATIC element which is almost always present in the works of the above-mentioned authors, the now kings of western literatures, with such a full insight into the very heart of the life movement which is reflected in the novel.
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Examples of Doing

Example #1
The tavern, the theatre, the cross-roads, and the cockpit-was ever such a day!
Example #2
They gave thee sour bread to eat ere thy going, but yet thee didst grind the flour for the baking.
Example #3
The girl's face, though not that of one in her teens, had seemed to him a very flower of innocence.
Example #4
Familiar with the Palace, and bribing when it was necessary to bribe, Foorgat Bey had evidently brought her to see the function, there where all women were forbidden.
Example #5
He did not definitely realise his actions; but long afterwards he could have drawn an accurate plan of the table, could have reproduced upon it each article in its exact place as correctly as though it had been photographed.
Example #6
He rearranged the other pieces on the table mechanically, seeing, feeling another scene, another inanimate thing which must be for ever and for ever a picture burning in his memory.