Learner's definition of DOING
the act of making something happen through your own action
◊ Informal phrases like take a bit of doing, take some doing, and take a lot of doing are used to say that something is difficult to do and requires a lot of effort or work.
Finishing the work on time may take a bit of doing.
It will take some doing to win the game.
Getting the project done on time will take a lot of doing.
◊ If something is your doing, you did it.
things that someone does
things that happen