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construct (something) from (something)

To build something from certain materials or items. We constructed our solar system from foam balls and popsicle sticks—what did you guys use?
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construct (something) out of (something)

To build something from certain materials or items. We constructed our solar system out of foam balls and popsicle sticks. What did you guys use?
See also: construct, of, out
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construct something from something

 and construct something out of something
to build something using something. Do you want to construct the house from wood? Shall we construct the building out of stone?
See also: construct
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The work of personal construct psychologists in the clinical field has included the elucidation of processes of construing in a range of client groups, throughout the life cycle, and the development and evaluation of treatment methods (Winter, 1992a; Winter & Viney, 2005).
In North Sinai, the Ministry seeks to construct 2,600 new units, in addition to 1,200 in South Sinai, along with 3,500 slum units set to be renovated.
The minister also said 98 new outposts were constructed and handed over to the Ministry of Defense and the Gendarmerie General Command recently.
Another contract has been signed to construct 105 km of the Khamis Mushait-Najran Road at a cost of SR140 million.
How does the reader learn to be an informed consumer of research that includes measurement of constructs? The first step is to understand the theoretical framework chosen for the study and determine if the definitions of the constructs used by the researchers fit within this theory.
Mind is a cultural construct, not a scientific one (Skinner, 1990).
Human relations was also positively and significantly related to these same constructs as well (p<0.01, 0.01, and 0.05 respectively).
Earlier studies which found evidence of the existence of the noctcaelador construct (Kelly, 2003; Kelly & Kelly, 2003) used measures other than the NI which examined different aspects of night-sky watching.
As one would expect from Von Foerster's definition of a trivial machine, the search for an effective constructed construct closely resembles the search in science for a trivial machine that will explain some natural phenomenon.
In line with other engineering competitions, in which students construct elaborate bridges and towers out of Popsicle sticks or build containers to protect eggs from high falls, iGEM is intended to stoke students' creative fires.
The constructivist approach holds that clients construct their own personal meanings and that these personal meanings are reflected in past and present experiences in a variety of life roles.
Speaking in the 'zero hour' of the meeting of the House of Representatives today, lawmakers have demanded for dismantling Laxmanpur dam constructed by India.
According these by-laws, only 30-foot high buildings with ground plus two storeys could be constructed.
KARACHI -- A newly constructed ground-pulse two storied building near People Chowrangi has become bone of contention between Medical and Health Services (M and HS) Department of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) and Directorate of Health Services Karachi, Sindh Government.