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"a moving" in any way, c.1300, verbal noun from go (v.). Going to "be about to" is from late 15c. To go while the going is good is from 1916. Goings-on attested from 1775; going-over (n.) is 1872 as "scolding," 1919 as "inspection." The Old English verbal noun was gang "a going, journey; passage, course" (see gang (n.)).