froing


froing

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • toing and froing —    Someone who is toing and froing is either repeatedly going from one place to another and coming back, or is constantly changing their mind about something.     After months of toing and froing, a compromise was reached between the two parties …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • toing and froing — 1. going backwards and forwards between places. The job involves a lot of toing and froing between London and New York. (often + between) 2. going from one method, idea, or plan to another in a way that wastes time when you are trying to achieve… …   New idioms dictionary

  • toing and froing — to|ing and fro|ing [ˌtu:ıŋ ən ˈfrəuıŋ US ˈfrou ] n [U] 1.) movement backwards and forwards many times between two or more places 2.) a lot of activity that does not help you to do something ▪ After much toing and froing, they finally reached a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • toing and froing — noun (U) 1 movement backwards and forwards many times between two or more places 2 a lot of activity that does not help you to do something: After much toing and froing they finally reached a decision …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • toing and froing — /ˌtuɪŋ ən ˈfroʊɪŋ/ (say .toohing uhn frohing) noun movement back and forth, often apparently random. Also, toing and froing, to ing and fro ing …   Australian English dictionary

  • toing and froing — to and fro ► ADVERB ▪ in a constant movement backwards and forwards or from side to side. DERIVATIVES toing and froing noun …   English terms dictionary

  • toing and froing — to|ing and fro|ing [ ,tuıŋ ən frouıŋ ] noun uncount 1. ) a lot of movement backward and forward between two places 2. ) a lot of argument or discussion about a particular thing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • be toing and froing — be moving to and fro. → to and fro …   English new terms dictionary

  • toing and froing — UK [ˌtuːɪŋ ən ˈfrəʊɪŋ] / US [ˌtuɪŋ ən ˈfroʊɪŋ] noun [uncountable] 1) a lot of movement backwards and forwards between two places 2) a lot of argument or discussion about a particular thing …   English dictionary

  • toing and froing —  Moving about …   A concise dictionary of English slang