doing
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doing(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (action)
a. la realización
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I enjoy planning a vacation, but I enjoy the doing of the vacation even more.Disfruto de planear unas vacaciones, pero disfruto la realización de las vacaciones aún más.
b. la desempeño
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It is going to take some doing for her to win the election now.Se va a necesitar algo de desempeño para que gane las elecciones ahora.
2. (result of an action)
a. la obra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Who made this mess? Was this Sean's doing?¿Quién hizo este desorden ? ¿Fue obra de Sean?
doings
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (activities)
a. las actividades
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Are you relaxing on your vacation in Paris? - Well, I'm not relaxing, but I am having a good time with all kinds of doings.¿Te estás relajando en tus vacaciones en París? - Bueno, no estoy descansando, pero me estoy divirtiendo con todo tipo de actividades.
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doing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
this is his doingesto es obra suya
it was none of my doingyo no he tenido nada que ver
that takes some doingeso tiene su trabajo or no es ninguna tontería
doingsactividades fpl
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doing [ˈduːɪŋ]
noun
1
this is your doing esto es cosa tuya; it was none of my doing yo no he tenido nada que ver; it will take a lot of or some doing va a ser muy difícil hacerlo; costará mucho hacerlo
it'll take some doing to beat the champion
that takes some doing! ¡eso no es nada fácil!
2 doings (activities) actividades (f); (actions) acciones (f); (happenings) sucesos (m)
he recounted the day's doings hizo recuento de las actividades del día
her accounts of her children and their doings, in the letters she wrote during their infancy Anna was a fierce Presbyterian and her brother's doings upset her terribly he should be brought to justice for his evil doings they chatted a bit about the latest doings in their old hometown
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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