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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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When I grow up I ain't going to bother going to church at all.
Miss Mason is going to be my wife, and while I don't mind your talking to her all you want, you've got to use a different tone of voice or you'll be heading for a hospital, which will sure be an unexpected sort of smash.
But," announced Colin stubbornly, "I am not going to be a poor thing.
And we chuckled to think how wet they were going to get, and came back and stirred the fire, and got our books, and arranged our specimens of seaweed and cockle shells.
She's going to school and she'll have to study hard," I said.
He wasn't particularly interested in what was going on, and sometimes wondered if he would ever be particularly interested in anything.
Oh, Marilla, you'd be excited, too, if you were going to meet a little girl you hoped to be your bosom friend and whose mother mightn't like you," she said as she hastened to get her hat.
Knightley's going to London; and going so suddenly; and going on horseback, which she knew would be all very bad; Emma communicated her news of Jane Fairfax, and her dependence on the effect was justified; it supplied a very useful check, interested, without disturbing him.
She paused and shut her eyes as though she were going to faint.
This Beecher isn't going to get that idol if I can stop him
Oh, yes; a month or two ago, when Peter was first took; because Peter said then that he sorter felt like he warn't going to get well this time.
I reckon it ain't going to suffer none for lack of paint," I says, "when you start in to scollop the facts.