Значение идиомы in the works

[in the works] {adv.} or {adj. phr.} In preparation; being plannedor worked on; in progress.

John was told that the paving of hisstreet was in the works.

It was reported that the playwright had anew play in the works.

The manager told the employees that a raisein wages was in the works.

Compare: UNDER WAY.


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