What is another word for in the works?

153 synonyms found


[ ɪnðə wˈɜːks], [ ɪnðə wˈɜːks], [ ɪ_n_ð_ə w_ˈɜː_k_s]

Related words: what's in the works, what are you working on now, what are you up to, what's in the works for me

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    Synonyms for In the works:

    How to use "In the works" in context?

    "in the works" is probably one of the most used and abused words in the English language. It is used as if it means something, when in fact it means nothing. People use it as if it is a professional title, when in fact it is nothing more than a filler phrase.

    The phrase is most commonly used in business, where it is used to describe something that is currently under consideration, being planned, or in the early stages of development. However, the phrase can be applied to just about anything.

    For example, someone might say that they are "in the works" of moving to another city.

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