Definition of construction
- Construction of the new bridge will begin in the spring.
- working in construction
- That verb is often used in passive constructions.
Construction of the new bridge will begin in the spring.
Construction on the bridge will occur daily from 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
Note the similar construction of the buildings.
Some people think it is wrong to end a sentence with a preposition, but the construction is quite common in English.
That verb is commonly used in passive constructions.
This word is used in positive constructions.
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to cause to suffer severely from hunger
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