in construction

idiom

: having a job that involves building things
"What do you do for a living?" "I'm in construction."

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Recent Examples on the Web The driveway was dug up, and large chunks of it were hauled out of the neighborhood in construction trucks. Rachel Smith, The Courier-Journal, 24 Apr. 2024 The report highlighted that one of the reasons there are still six cranes in Phoenix is because of project delays and pauses in construction. Kayla Jackson, The Arizona Republic, 15 Apr. 2024 Why, then, were efforts to block a stadium successful in Kansas City, while residents of New York and Tennessee were saddled with billions in construction costs for new stadiums? Most importantly, voters in Kansas City got a direct say in approving the project. Victor Matheson, The Conversation, 5 Apr. 2024 Micron has committed, voluntarily, to the framework — to collaborating with contractors, trade unions and others to increase the participation of women and economically disadvantaged people in construction. Angela Palermo, Idaho Statesman, 28 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for in construction 

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“In construction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20construction. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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