UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈfaɪndɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈfaɪndɪŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fīnding)

From the verb find: (⇒ conjugate)
finding is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. published his findings (in)
  2. her findings were published in
  3. scientists [presented, unveiled] their findings
  4. you can [see, read] the complete findings [at, in]
  5. the findings [in, of] the report
  6. the new findings [revealed, confirmed] that
  7. [unusual, unexpected] findings
  8. the findings were [unusual]
  9. the Supreme Court's finding was that...
  10. a finding of [misconduct, gross negligence]
  11. according to his findings
  12. the findings supported...
  13. was not in [line, agreement] with her findings
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. find a [penny, wallet, watch]
  2. find your (lost) [keys, phone, wallet]
  3. have you found your [keys]?
  4. I can't find my [keys]
  5. found (it) [under, in, inside, next to, behind]
  6. find it [again, later]
  7. [can, should, will] find it
  8. let me help you find it
  9. [police, researchers, scientists] are trying to find
  10. find a [cure for, way to]
  11. find [information, answers, clues, hints]
  12. find the [best, worst] possible way
  13. find [peace, calm, disclosure]
  14. find by [category, price]
  15. found in [Canada, the ground, her purse]
  16. nowhere to be found
  17. found her [crying, bleeding, laughing]
  18. find it [funny, interesting] that
  19. find it [interesting, sad, difficult] (to)
  20. find him [attractive, boring, great company]
  21. find him [extremely, incredibly, so] [attractive]
  22. found [guilty, not guilty]
  23. find out the [truth, ending, news]
  24. find out [what, how, about, who]
  1. the [car, house, job] was a real find
  2. [she, your husband] is a real find
  3. [remarkable, spectacular, unique, valuable] finds
  4. [remarkable] finds in [Egypt, the cave, the ocean, the ruins]
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