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British English: /ˈɡəʊɪŋ/
American English: /ˈɡoʊɪŋ/

Translation of going in Italian:


  • 2 (progress)that's not bad going! o that's good going!
    è una bella andatura o velocità!
    it was slow going, the going was slow
    (on journey) si andava avanti lentamente
    (at work) si procedeva con lentezza
    the conversation was heavy going
    la conversazione era molto pesante
    this book is heavy going
    questo libro è pesante o difficile da leggere
  • 4 [figurative] (conditions, circumstances)when the going gets tough she finds her new job hard going
    trova che il suo nuovo lavoro sia duro
    they got out while the going was good
    se ne andarono prima che fosse troppo tardi


  • 1 (current)
    the going rate for babysitters, freelancers
    la tariffa corrente di una babysitter, un free-lance
    they pay me twice the going rate
    mi danno il doppio della tariffa corrente
    the going rate of interest
    il tasso corrente di interesse
  • 3
    also: -going in composti
    the theatre-going, cinema-going public
    gli amanti del teatro, del cinema
Definition of going in:
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