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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of construct.

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Examples

  • A grand public staircase could be constructed from the overlook down to Maine.

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  • It was nice because his character was more “good” than the rest of us so it provided a suitable foil (no one else really minds when I have a Muppaphone constructed from the heads of our dead opponents).

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  • Müvbox is constructed from a standard 20-foot shipping container and has been retrofitted with a modern kitchen and seating for 28 people.

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  • Last year's Eighth Floor was not even a story, just a series of Christmas-themed tableaux, and those were constructed from the remains of previous years 'tableaux from actual stories -- if you'd been to the Eighth Floor a lot you could spot the dwarves from Snow White as elves, and the plum pudding from Mary Poppins, and like that.

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  • It is a complex idea, constructed from the idea of a horse and the idea of a horn, both of which are born from our impressions of horses and horns.

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  • It lead to what appeared to be a cabin, again constructed from petrified wood -- a motley assortment of branches and sheets.

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  • The contraption I had my camera attached to was a clampod, a makeshift monopod constructed from a laboratory ring stand (with a ring visible at its base) and a couple of clamps.

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  • The reason that the schools have been constructed is because the local school districts were willing to increase the property taxes to a tremendously high figure -- in my opinion, almost to the point of diminishing returns in order to sustain these schools.

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  • Once past the entrance, Parkway looks like many other solidly built, red-brick Arlington neighborhoods constructed from the early 1940s to the early 1960s.

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  • Interestingly, comparison of the observed 2009-2010 winter to the analogs that have been constructed from the earlier period show a significant difference in temperature for our region and across much of the Northern Hemisphere.

    The winter of 2009-2010: Could it have been colder?

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