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something is in the works/pipeline

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsomething is in the works/pipelinesomething is in the works/pipelineinformal used to say that something is being planned or developed Upgrades to the existing software are in the works. work
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something is in the works/pipelineThe suit is meant to head off a legal attack against it by Apple which Quorum believes is in the works.But Sassa said no time change is in the works.Hence the suspicion that a compromise is in the works.Legislation is in the works to encourage states to improve planning and prevention.A Sprint spokeswoman declined comment, but company sources confirmed the plan is in the works.A high-school program is in the works.Another, even larger project is in the works just north of Puerto Pe asco.
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