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English Words for Construction and Work

English Words for Construction and Work
English Words for Construction and Work

You can use the following construction vocabulary and phrases in English to talk about schools, hospitals, roads, streets, factories, and other buildings which are constructed, reconstructed and/or are under construction or reconstruction. You can use the phrases and vocabulary below besides your own words.

English Words for Construction and Work

Word/phrase

Function

Meaning

Pave/ Paving roads.

Verb

To cover (something) with a material (such as stone, tar, or concrete) that forms a hard, level surface for walking, driving, etc.

1.Architect/
2.Architecture

Nouns

1. A person who designs buildings/2. The art or science of designing and creating buildings.

Design

Verb

To plan and make decisions about (something that is being built or created).

1.Cement/2.sand

Nouns

1. A soft gray powder that is mixed with water and other substances to make concrete/2. the very tiny, loose pieces of rock that cover beaches, deserts, etc.

Engineer

Noun

A person who specializes in a branch of engineering.

Infrastructure

Noun

The basic equipment and structures (such as roads and bridges) that are needed for a country, region, or organization to function properly.

Project

Noun

A planned piece of work that has a specific purpose.

Rebuild

Verb

To build (something) again after it has been damaged or destroyed.

Carpentry

Noun

The skill or work of making or fixing wooden objects or wooden parts of buildings : the skill of a carpenter or the work done by a carpenter.

Blueprints

Noun

A photographic print that shows how something (such as a building) will be made.

Restoration

Noun

The act or process of returning something to its original condition by repairing it, cleaning it, etc.

Wrecking ball

Noun

A large, heavy ball that is used to knock down buildings.

Building permit

Noun

A document authorizing the holder to construct a building of a particular kind on a particular lot.

Tools

Noun

Something (such as a hammer, saw, shovel, etc.) that you hold in your hand and use for a particular task.

1.Plumbing/2.Plumber

Nouns

1. A system of pipes that carries water through a building/2. a person whose job is to install or repair sinks, toilets, water pipes, etc.

Scaffold

Noun

A temporary or movable platform or structure on which a person stands or sits while working high above the floor or ground.

Drainage system

Noun

The process of removing water or liquid from a place or thing.

Painting

Noun

The activity of painting houses, walls, etc.

Masonry/ Bricklaying

Nouns

Work was done using stone, brick, or concrete: work done by a mason. Mason: a skilled worker who builds or works with stone, brick, or concrete.

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