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doing  

  
achievement, act, action, carrying out or through, deed, execution, exploit, handiwork, implementation, performance  
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doings, doting, don, do in

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exp.
spend time and energy doing something that is pointless
expression arisen in the 15th century when Newcastle (England) was a major exporter of coal
v.
to quit someone from doing what they wish to do
I was constrained to tell a lie because there was no way to hide it.
n.
Someone (usually a young man) who tries unsuccessfully to be funny by making lame jokes and doing stupid things
US English, colloquial
exp.
let the time go by without doing something important, relax, waste time
E.g.: It was a quite evening: we sat around chatting and watching TV.
n.
a usual and accepted way of behaving or doing something しきたり、因習、慣習
Example: Every New Year, the Japanese eat buckwheat noodles, which are called “buckwheat noodles eaten on New Year’s Eve”. Other forms of the word: conventional (adjective), convent (noun)
v.
to get rid of one's frustration (for example by doing something violent or impulsive)
n.
(british slang) "a strong drink" as in "i need a stiff whisky so pour me a real snorter", or (nautical slang) "a strong wind".
Slang
n.
something that limits your freedom to so what you want.
I wish I could live without constrains because I want to have more time to do what I want.
n.
To delibaretly make someone feel frightened especially so that they will do what you want ; scared and follow directions of yours or what you want thing to be ...
n.
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
n.
to get so focused on the details or intricacies of something that you miss the big picture or the main point
His book subject is quite good, but he tends to miss the forest for the trees. (tending to get in too much detail and miss the essence).

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