For the verb: "to perform"

Present Participle: performing
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. is the best his performing has ever been
  2. this performing is [great, top notch, terrible, hard to watch]
  3. that was some [great] performing!
  4. it is hard to watch this performing
  5. the [worst, best] performing I have ever [seen, witnessed]
  6. have never seen such [great, terrible] performing
  7. was [blown away] by how [great] the performing was
  8. was [blown away, surprised] by the performing
  9. the performing was subpar
  1. [a life, a career, studies] in the performing arts
  2. [works in, backs, supports, studies] the performing arts
  3. is a performing artist
  4. performing animals
  5. a performing [service, debt, loan]
  6. a [high, low] -performing [system, employee, stock]
WordReference English Collocations © 2019


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. perform a [show, play, song, ceremony]
  2. perform on stage
  3. performed at the [club, restaurant]
  4. perform for your [friends, family, coworkers]
  5. perform [publicly, in private]
  6. performed every [day, weekend]
  7. perform [this action, an operation, a task]
  8. perform your [duties, tasks, functions]
  9. perform all of the [necessary, required] [duties]
  10. perform an [experiment, autopsy, investigation]
  11. perform [better, worse] (when)
  12. perform as [expected, described]
  13. performed [beautifully, awfully, badly]
  14. our [investments, shares] are not performing well
  15. the [employee, student, player] is not performing
  16. the [company, business] is (just) not performing
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