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ejusdem generisA canon of construction holding that when a general term follows a list of particular terms, the general term only applies to things similar to the particular terms. For example, in the list "sun, moon, and other large objects", the phrase "other large objects" only includes celestial bodies, not houses and elephants.Rate it:

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tackle the jobDetermine tools and manpower needed, Move on site, Begin and complete necessary demolition, Launch make-ready tasks in order for all trades to move on site and begin the new construction.Rate it:

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break groundTo begin digging in the earth at the start of a new construction, or, originally, for cultivation.Rate it:

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brick houseUsed other than as an idiom: A house or type of construction made of bricks or blockss of masonry.Rate it:

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bridgeA construction or natural feature that spans a divide.Rate it:

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constructio, structura verborum, forma dicendithe construction.Rate it:

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expressio unius est exclusio alteriusA canon of construction holding that, when a legal document includes a list, anything not in that list is assumed to be purposely excluded.Rate it:

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locare aedes, vias faciendas (Phil. 9. 7. 16)to receive tenders for the construction of temples, highroads.Rate it:

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top outTo complete the construction of a tall building, originally by putting on a "topping-out" course.Rate it:

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vous prenez tout en malYou put a wrong construction on everything.Rate it:

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