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Translating Contractor to English
"Miss Edgeworth, tear down this wall."
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'Where are we supposed to play now?'
"I remodelled, but I left it so that when danger threatens I can still take refuge in the redoubt."
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"Would it be possible for you to totally exaggerate how much it will cost and how long it will take, so we'll be pleasantly surprised at the end?"
"Shut up. You could use an Empire waist, too!"
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"When you get down to it, Dave, we're all about people: people helping people to kill people."
"We have only jobs here, Mr. Sanderson, not 'gigs.' "
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The Freelance Life.
"He retired as an executive, returned as a contractor, became a consultant and now he's a brooding presence."
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Once again overbudget and past dealine, the predatory boa constractor adroitly squeezes the life from its victim's wallet.
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"Good news! Our septic tank is shot."
'We're running over budget. Better board up all the other windows, too.'
Painter Achieves A Few Seconds Of Flight As Ladder Falls
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'I don't care what the blueprints say, I'm certain HE strongly suggested a roof.'
Your home remodel team: architect, contractor, couples therapist
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'David discards his measuring tape for the faster 'eyeballing' method of measuring.'
'Risky? Good lord no! We're going to make a fortune!'
Private Contractor's Target Fee as charity thermometer
'I do not change the building codes every week. I do it every other week.'
'What you mean the specs are being changed again?!?'
The Contract & The Change Orders.
'Of course, that bid's just an estimate.'
'This side line business is what lets us keep our bids so low.'