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  • n. Plural form of going.


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  • Instead faceless officials, untroubled by the need to seek a democratic mandate, order our comings and goings from the level of the ordinary citizen to the once Great Offices of State.

    Saved by the Irish, begorrah!

  • Despite the clear evidence that Ahmed Khadr was a terrorist and ally of Osama bin Laden, the Canadian government paid little heed to his comings and goings from the nation.

    2008 February 07 « Unambiguously Ambidextrous

  • Up until the very end, Bill remained keenly interested in goings-on in the worlds of law and politics.

    Is That Legal?: December 2007 Archives

  • Up until the very end, he remained keenly interested in goings-on in the worlds of law and politics.

    Is That Legal?: Bill Murphy, RIP

  • Even then, though, the mind can't reach ultimate security until it uproots the causes of these comings and goings, which is why the first four strengths require the strength of discernment to make them fully secure.

    Freedom from Fear by Thanissaro Bhikkhu

  • In 1960, the first moderator, CBS Newsman Howard K. Smith, called the goings-on a "joint appearance."

    Art Brodsky: Ditch The 'Debates' In Favor of Real Debates

  • It's all the doing of pensioner Melinda Cross, guest speaker at Shrewsbury Friendship Circle who, recalling the goings-on behind the school bike sheds during her youth, says: "We used to stretch out their willies and measure them."

    Shropshire Star

  • He got word of it and headed out to some southern corner of Mexico that no one has ever heard of or would want to visit (big snakes, guys with hoods and machetes, that kind of goings-on).

    Life on the South Side of the Lake

  • We may be in a very unlikely or unfavorable place for this; it may be in a literal country life, with little enough to be seen of the "goings" of the

    Daily Strength for Daily Needs

  • So that the secret of all steadfastness of life, and of all successful resistance to the whirling onrush of temptations and of difficulties, is to set your foot upon that rock, and then your 'goings' will be established.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)


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