Pregnant construction

(Rhet.) one in which more is implied than is said; as, the beasts trembled forth from their dens, that is, came forth trembling with fright.

See also: Pregnant

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Since giving birth to Archie Quarmby 12 weeks ago, Michelle has decided to share her experience as a pregnant construction worker and the feat of 'building two things at once' to inspire women and girls.
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