1 [sing] act of leaving a place; departure 离去; 离开
*We were all sad at her going. 她一走我们都很难过.
2 [U] condition or state of the ground, a road, a race-track, etc for walking, riding on, etc （地面、道路、跑道等的）路面条件或情况
*The path was rough going. 这小道崎岖难走.
* The going (ie The surface of the race-track) at Newmarket is soft today. 今天纽马基特的跑道湿软.
3 [U] rate of progress, travel, etc 进展、行进等的速率
*It was good going to reach London by midday. 那次行进速度很快, 到中午已抵达伦敦.
* She was a company director before she was 25; that's not bad going! 她不到25岁就当上公司主管, 升得可真快!
4 (idm 习语) comings and goings => coming. get out, go, leave, etc while the ,going is `good leave a place or stop doing sth while conditions are still favourable or while it is still easy to do so 趁情况有利时离开; 急流勇退; 及时脱身
*Life here is getting more difficult all the time let's go while the going's good. 这里的生活越来越困难了--趁现在好走, 咱们还是走吧. heavy going => heavy.
adj (idm 习语) a ,going con`cern an active and prosperous business, institution, etc 活跃和繁荣的企业、机构等. the ,going `rate (for sth) the usual amount of money paid for goods or services at a particular time （某段时间内为商品或服务所付的）一般的费用或酬金
*The going rate for freelance work is
5 an hour. 自由职业者的现行酬金是每小时5英镑.