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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?
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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 following summary shows how FHM work to the Considerate Constructors principles: Considerate We make sure that all our sites are well signed and residents are kept informed of all works with plenty of notification.
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Frank Haslam Milan (FHM) North East won the honour at the Considerate Constructors Awards for its refurbishment on behalf of Coast and Country Housing in the Woodside and Queensway area of Saltburn.
'It has always been part of our management policy to work with the local community and involve them from the start in the progress of the work on site and we are delighted to support this new nationwide Considerate Constructor initiative'.
The American Subcontractors Association (ASA) and the Foundation of ASA (FASA) have taken support of the professional constructor to a new level.
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Hamilton said his minimum ambition is to win FIVE grands prix, finish all 18 rounds and lead Vodafone McLaren to the constructors' title they were stripped of after last year's spying saga.
As constructors strive to reach Government energy efficiency targets, building designs will change with more south-facing windows and a move away form bricks and mortar.