in the making

idiom

: in the process of being made
The film was three years in the making.
She has a talent for spotting problems in the making.
We were watching history in the making.

Examples of in the making in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The announcement dealt a stunning blow to a program, years in the making, that was intended to raise billions of dollars for New York’s beleaguered subways and commuter rails while reducing emissions and gridlock on the city’s streets. Jake Offenhartz and Philip Marcelo, The Christian Science Monitor, 6 June 2024 The puppet makers were fantastic and were really good at finding the identity of the character and making sure that was embodied in the making of that puppet. Samantha Highfill, EW.com, 30 May 2024 Profar faced the pressure of being a superstar in the making. Bryce Miller, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 May 2024 An Indiana beauty queen was swept up in a sweeping drug bust with ties to a Mexican cartel that's been years in the making. Fox News, 23 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for in the making 

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“In the making.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20making. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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