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 Meanings and Examples of CONSTRUCT
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construct
 v.  form by assembling or combining parts; build; create
Classic Sentence: (84 in 6 pages)
1  However, since you absolutely wish to depart, I shall give orders to my engineers to construct a machine that will convey you very safely.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVIII
2  At once he gave directions that his engineers should construct a machine to hoist up these two extraordinary men out of the kingdom.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XVIII
3  He approached the hut; its door consisted of a very low and narrow aperture, and it resembled those buildings which road-laborers construct for themselves along the roads.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE EVENING OF A DAY OF WALKING
4  All these groups seem to the passing and thoughtful observer so many sombre hives where buzzing spirits construct in concert all sorts of dark edifices.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VII—THE TRAVELLER ON HIS ARRIVAL TAKES PRECAUTION...
5  Like wild birds, he had chosen this desert place to construct his nest.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—A NEST FOR OWL AND A WARBLER
6  With Cosette's garter, Homer would construct the Iliad.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE TWO OLD MEN DO EVERYTHING, EACH ONE AFTER ...
7  I quickly destroyed part of my sledge to construct oars, and by these means was enabled, with infinite fatigue, to move my ice raft in the direction of your ship.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
8  "It would be a hard task, though, to construct a machine from your description, Anna Arkadyevna," Sviazhsky said jestingly.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 22
9  Carol joined them; she ducked shrieking small boys, and helped babies construct sand-basins for unfortunate minnows.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
10  On this hint, attempts have been made to construct elaborate migratory charts of the sperm whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. The Chart.
11  The cannon were fired, and at night the patrol found him hidden under the keel of a vessel in process of construction; he resisted the galley guards who seized him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI—JEAN VALJEAN
12  The vessels in process of construction are under a bell-glass there, as it were.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER III—THE ANKLE-CHAIN MUST HAVE UNDERGONE A CERTAIN...
13  Beneath the social construction, that complicated marvel of a structure, there are excavations of all sorts.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER I—MINES AND MINERS
14  There was no paper pasted on the wall, either on the side of the Jondrettes or on that of Marius; the coarse construction was visible in its nakedness.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—A PROVIDENTIAL PEEP-HOLE
15  Since they had arrived at Corinthe, and had begun the construction of the barricade, no attention had been paid to Father Mabeuf.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER II—THE FLAG: ACT SECOND
Example Sentence: (44 in 3 pages)
16  The fund has been used largely to finance the construction of federal prisons.
17  B - indicate little more than the immediate place of work during the construction of the pavements of a single building.
18  These policies have sent the construction industry into an abrupt nosedive.
19  In the example mentioned above, either method of construction could have been used.
20  Unworthy buildings should be demolished to make room for modern construction.
21  In two to three weeks, Ehrlich said, the Commerce Department plans publish statistics on durable goods orders and construction spending.
22  They have traced the plan of the construction site.
23  Marine construction technology like this is very complex, somewhat analogous to trying to build a bridge under water.
24  Fulton's strengths are in elaborate detail and delicate construction.
25  The street will be widened as part of the construction of the new Golden Ears Route and 176 Street intersection.
26  The metal is used extensively in the construction industry, for electrical wiring and copper pipes are used for plumbing.
27  When the 16th century construction was destroyed by Bosnian Croat forces in November 1993, it seemed to symbolize the complete disintegration in relations between Bosnia's Muslims, Croats and Serbs and the country's descent into all-out war.
28  It is true that fabric, construction, and a designer name on a label elevate the price of clothing.
29  If we fabricate the buildings in this project out of standardized sections, we can reduce construction costs considerably.
30  Where we do see cracks in armor is in new-home construction, both in single-family sales and condos.