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showing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Arts
showingshow‧ing /ˈʃəʊɪŋ $ ˈʃoʊ-/ noun  1 [countable]ASHOW/LET somebody SEE something an occasion when a film, art show etc can be seen or looked at, especially a special occasion that people are invited to I saw a private showing of the film. It was the comedy’s first showing on TV.2 [singular]PERFORM used to talk about a person’s or thing’s level of success Choose the candidate who makes the best showing in the interview.strong/poor showing Women made a strong showing in the election.on ... showing British English On present showing (=judging by the way it is now), there’s a lot to do to get the newspaper’s sales up. On this showing (=judging by this example), she is becoming a very good writer indeed.
Examples from the Corpus
showingWe went to the 7:30 showing at the theater on Third Avenue.I rather gather Geoffrey, my youngest, has got a nice mare showing.But tomorrow it comes to the region for its second national showing.In my view, the above-quoted explanations for the poor showing, although valid, are too superficial.strong/poor showingBut Harding is a superb pitcher, with a controversial past and could help the Aussies to a strong showing.For what a poor showing they had made, the four of them, that afternoon!By comparison with this vitality, Chichester made a comparatively poor showing.Morrison's strong showing in recent years reflects its performance as a recession-proof business.In my view, the above-quoted explanations for the poor showing, although valid, are too superficial.The poor showing of school work experience is striking.
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