Meaning of RECEIVING in English



be on/at the receiving end (of sth)

I know how it feels to be on the receiving end of that.

On the other there was the undoubted fact that we would be on the receiving end.

Otherwise, his supply unit would be on the receiving end of a simulated bomb or Tomahawk cruise missile.

Talk show hosts can also be on the receiving end of questions.

This is often best done in conjunction with those who are going to be on the receiving end of an appraisal interview.

Today it was my turn to be on the receiving end.

What was it like to be on the receiving end?

You didn't have to be a client or a famous face to be on the receiving end.


For true freedom lies not in holding, but in letting go; not in receiving , but in giving.

In fact, the salespeople in this study were very mobile; they were constantly receiving lucrative offers to join competitors.

She was taller, if anything, than Catherine, and was still dressed for afternoon receiving .

Snyder was receiving free publicity from Colman McCarthy.

The main division is that between receiving and the rest of the sub-section: per Lord Bridge in Bloxham.

The topic of catastrophic illness is currently receiving considerable media and political attention.

There is also an audiovisual language laboratory and facilities for receiving and recording satellite transmissions and for videoconferencing.

These are: receiving , responding, valuing, organisation, characterisation by value complex.

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