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demolition job

1. A very critical attack on someone or something, especially through media outlets. The movie critic did a real demolition job on the new film in last week's paper.
2. A resounding, thorough victory over one's opponent. After Ireland's demolition job against Scotland last week, they now stand poised to win the Six Nations Championship.
See also: demolition, job

do a demolition job on (someone or something)

To make a very critical attack on someone or something, especially through media outlets. The movie critic did a real demolition job on the new film in last week's paper.
See also: demolition, job, on

a demolition job

BRITISH, JOURNALISM
COMMON
1. If you do a demolition job on someone or something, you criticize them strongly and effectively. His speech was a sustained demolition job on the prime minister's strategy.
2. If you do a demolition job on an opponent, you defeat them completely. Byram drove home his second goal to make it 3 — 1 and Scott Young completed the demolition job.
See also: demolition, job
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Members of the public will not be allowed within the exclusion zone and there will be no road closures as part of the demolition activity.
Also, nearly all the callers to a programme of a private radio station in the town, Voice FM, on Sunday morning, lamented the demolition and contended that Mr.
Estrada went to the demolition site after he was informed that tension rose between the demolition team and the informal settlers.
PPA South Port manager Francisquiel Mancile said the demolition was carried out due to the notices of condemnation issued by the office of the Manila Building Official.
| A career in demolition The demolition industry is at the forefront of an increasingly sophisticated construction industry using state-of-the-art technology in the design and development of high reach machines, monitoring equipment and aerial photography, to facilitate the improvement of safe demolition processes and procedures.
Many people know about the company's services in house demolition, commercial strip-outs and backyard cleanouts for subdivision purposes but not so much about their recycling friendly demolition program.
He was the co-author of the Top Down Demolition guidance notes published by the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC).
Based on our experience as a key partner and principal author in the development of successfully implemented demolition standards for the $1 billion, 88-acre East Baltimore Development Inc.
- In Beit Hanina, demolition of a residential house of 65 Sq.m.
Meanwhile, demolition operative 3 (top man/woman) does all the tasks above and cuts steel frames at heights, strips fragile roof coverings and instructs others in safe practice.
The demolition operative 3 (topman/ woman) does all the tasks above and cuts steel frames at heights, strips fragile roof coverings and instructs others in safe demolition practices.
The full color, 16-page brochure "10 Common Misconceptions About the Demolition Industry," addresses other misconceptions, including:
A number of green groups are working to reduce construction waste, but the EPA estimates that only eight percent of C&D debris is actually from building sites--the rest is from renovations and demolition. Buildings are usually bulldozed under the assumption that it is cheaper to demolish a home than to disassemble it and sell the used materials.
The site's location meant the crew at Progress Metals had to rethink its approach to demolition. The site is about 50 feet away from a state highway on one side and next to a large electrical substation on the other side.
280B allowed for the immediate expensing of a structure's demolition costs (except for certain historic structures).