[goh-ing-oh-ver] /ˈgoʊ ɪŋˈoʊ vər/
noun, plural goings-over
[goh-ingz-oh-ver] /ˈgoʊ ɪŋzˈoʊ vər/ (Show IPA)
a review, examination, or investigation:
The accounts were given a thorough going-over.
a severe, thorough scolding.
a sound thrashing; beating:
The hoodlums gave him a good going-over when they found him.
noun (informal) (pl) goings-over
a check, examination, or investigation
a castigation or thrashing
- Going out of style
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[goh] /goʊ/ verb (used without object), went, gone, going. 1. to move or proceed, especially to or from something: They’re going by bus. 2. to leave a place; depart: People were coming and going all the time. 3. to keep or be in motion; function or perform as required: Can’t you go any faster in […]
- Going my way
see: go one’s way , def. 2.
- Going for one
see: have going for one