Going Through the Motions

Going Through the Motions may refer to:
*"Goin' Through the Motions", a song by Blue Öyster Cult from their 1977 album "Spectres"
*"Going Through the Motions", a 1979 album by Hot Chocolate
*"Going Through the Motions", a 1982 novel by Katherine Govier
*"Going Through the Motions", a song by Kansas from their 1983 album "Drastic Measures"
*"I Sweat (Going Through the Motions)," a song by Nona Hendryx from the soundtrack to the 1985 film "Perfect"
*"Goin' Through the Motions", a song by Diana Ross from her 1989 album "Workin' Overtime"
*"Goin' Through the Motions", a song by Robbie Nevil from his 1991 album "Day 1"
*"Going Through the Motions", a song by Aimee Mann from her 2005 album "The Forgotten Arm"
*"Going Through the Motions", a song sung by Buffy in the "Buffy" episode "Once More, with Feeling"


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  • going through the motions — pretending to be involved, putting on an interested face …   English contemporary dictionary

  • go through the motions — verb pretend to do something by acting as if one was really doing it She isn t really working she s just going through the motions • Hypernyms: ↑make, ↑pretend, ↑make believe • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * go through the motions …   Useful english dictionary

  • go through the motions — {v. phr.} To pretend to do something by moving or acting as if you were really doing it; do something without really trying hard or caring. * /Jane was angry because she couldn t go out, and when her mother said to dust her room she just went… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go through the motions — {v. phr.} To pretend to do something by moving or acting as if you were really doing it; do something without really trying hard or caring. * /Jane was angry because she couldn t go out, and when her mother said to dust her room she just went… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go through the motions — to do things in the usual way but without much effort or enthusiasm because you do not expect to succeed The leaders are going through the motions of peace talks …   English dictionary

  • go through the motions — to do something because you are expected to do it and not because you want to. These days when we go out, cook a meal together or even make love, I get the feeling that he s just going through the motions. (often in continuous tenses) …   New idioms dictionary

  • The Twilights (band) — The Twilights were the leading Australian pop music group of the mid to late 1960s. Alongside The Easybeats and The Masters Apprentices the band are regarded as one of the most significant Australian groups of the period and renowned for their… …   Wikipedia

  • The Prefects — were a punk band from Birmingham. In 1976 singer Robert Lloyd, with guitarist/drummer brothers Alan and Paul Apperley formed after an advert was placed in the Birmingham Evening Mail . They were Birmingham s first punk group. The band were part… …   Wikipedia

  • The Forgotten Arm — est un album d Aimee Mann sorti en 2005. Dear John King Of The Jailhouse Goodbye Caroline Going Through The Motions I Can t Get My Head Around It She Really Wants You Video Little Bombs That s How I Knew This Story Would Break My Heart I Can t… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Forgotten Arm — Infobox Album Name = The Forgotten Arm Type = studio Artist = Aimee Mann Released = May 3, 2005 Recorded = Sunset Sound, The Sound Factory Genre = Pop, Rock Length = 47:06 Label = SuperEgo Producer = Joe Henry Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|3.5|5… …   Wikipedia

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