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going

[′gō·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
On a staircase, the distance between the faces of two successive risers.

going

(Brit.) 1. The horizontal distance between two consecutive risers of a step. 2. Of a stair or flight, the horizontal distance between the first and last risers, i.e., the run.
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If you're going to be a preacher, I want you to marry me.
He said he was down town, and everything was going wrong.
We loafed along up the road, and now and then met a person and stopped and said howdy, and told them when we come, and how we left the folks at home, and how long we was going to stay, and all that, but none of them said a word about that thing; which was just astonishing, and no mistake.
Then they began to wonder where they were going to get the money from to buy all the things they needed.
Now that I am older and know more about it, I am also stronger, and whether here among this people, or by going to Pylos, I will do you all the harm I can.
As to what he should do beyond that, he had come to two distinct resolutions amidst the tumult of thought and feeling which was going on within him while he went to and fro.
Isabella corroborated it: "My dearest Catherine, you cannot form an idea of the dirt; come, you must go; you cannot refuse going now.
And he thought of Griffiths and Mildred going to Oxford, sitting opposite one another in the train, happy.
It "forecasts" precisely what happened yesterday or a the day before, and precisely the opposite of what is going to happen to-day.
They were going alone, which did not often happen, for Mrs.
Though Karamyshevo is farther, it is better going,' he said.
At noon, instead of going home to dinner, she went and took an ice, trying to feet very gay and festive all by herself.