under contract

idiom

: required to provide something (such as work or a service) according to the terms stated in a contract
She is under contract with the TV station for three more years.

Examples of under contract in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All are under contract, with Ahmed needing several more months to recover from last year’s foot injury. Barry Jackson, Miami Herald, 8 Apr. 2024 Once they’re selected, applicants will have 30 days to find their home and get it under contract. Chris Morris, Fortune, 8 Apr. 2024 But there would be little the state could do once the project gets under contract. Kayla Dwyer, The Indianapolis Star, 15 Mar. 2024 The total number of homes for sale, including homes that were under contract but not yet sold, increased by 8.8% in February compared with a year earlier — the third consecutive month of growth after seven straight months of annual total listing declines, according to Realtor.com. Rocio Fabbro, Quartz, 1 Apr. 2024 Between just the three under contract — plus Yoshinobu Yamamoto, who will be 29 — the Dodgers will have a luxury tax hit of $130 million. Jack Harris, Los Angeles Times, 24 Mar. 2024 Durham Smythe, Julian Hill and Tanner Conner are other tight ends under contract for the 2024 season. Daniel Oyefusi, Miami Herald, 7 Mar. 2024 The new music would be the follow-up to last year’s Gag Order album, which was her final under contract to Luke’s Kemosabe label. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 7 Mar. 2024 Carlson remains under contract to Fox News Channel, despite his efforts to strike out in new areas. Brian Steinberg, Variety, 7 Mar. 2024

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“Under contract.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20contract. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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